The Driving On The Road Essay

1020 Words Feb 29th, 2016 5 Pages
Crash! A mother is on the road, and her kids are in the backseat of her van fighting; the music is playing on the radio and she 's talking to her father on the phone. All these distractions led to a flood of medical bills and insurance fees. Humans are unreliable when it comes to tasks that require focus; they are distracted easily and pay little attention to what they do on a daily basis. Driverless cars introduce a safe way that humans can be on the road and multitask. They are reliable and proven to be safer than humans driving on the road and help benefit the flow of traffic. They do this by allowing a system of computers to determine what measures should be taken and what precautions to be looking for on the road that regular people can’t foresee. Driverless cars provide a new, safe alternative for people and allow us to get more things done and are beneficial to our way of life; our way of life to be quick and efficient. The software that navigates driverless cars offers new measures of safety to Americans. People are easily distracted on the road, and often get into accidents. “Google has had a fleet of driverless cars since 2009, and they’ve driven over a half a million miles (804,672 kilometers) without a crash. Human drivers get in an accident about every half a million miles.” (Deaton 1). This fleet is using this software, and the new measures of safety offered by it are working since there hasn’t been a single crash. The computers have new technology that is…

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