Short Essay On Self Driving

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Self-Driving Cars

A self-driving car is when the car needs little or no human interaction. With a self-driving car instead of having to drive for long hours you can just sit back and watch some Netflix or maybe read a book while the car does the work by using GPS and censers to tell where it and the other cars are on the road.
The first attempt at a self-driving car was in the 1950 's GM and RCA developed a automated highway using radio control for speed and steering. Magnets in the car followed a steel cable built in to the road and control towers had to manage all the traffic.
One of the safety things they talked about and may ad to the manual drive of the self-driving car is it can make the driver take a breathalyzer and detect if they drank to much to before they start driving this would be for people who have had a drinking problem or DUI in the past. The cars will be able to take control at anytime and get them home safely. Another good thing will be for companies to be able to make sure the employee only goes to where they are supposed too and does not make other stops on the way. Some other positive effects that a self-driving car would have are lower insurance prices,
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Another bad thing might be if traffic conditions change like for road work or if there was already an accident the car wouldn 't know. One of the biggest obstacles still facing Google’s Self-Driving Cars is not able to be used in heavy rain or snow and the car’s video cameras have trouble detecting the color of a traffic light when the sun shines directly in to it. One of the things I 've seen a lot and don 't agree with is that car lover will have to give up driving in the future witch will never happen car companies will continue making non self-driving cars like they continue to make manuals they will be a little harder to find and maybe have to be special

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