Driverless Cars Case Study

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Did you know that in the near future, it is possible that cars could drive themselves? Driverless cars are now beginning to become reality with many big companies starting to test them out on the streets. Driverless cars are cars that drive themselves without needing a person to drive it. They are run by a computer system that analyzes everything needed when driving like, the weather conditions, other vehicles, stoplights and many more. Driverless cars could be on the market in 2019, this could change the lives of many by affecting where people would prefer to live, while also saving their money. In the long run driverless cars could save people money because they won’t have to buy an expensive car when they could call a car with an app to…show more content…
Also, people don’t have to live in the city, this enables them to live in the suburbs so they don’t have to pay the high fees and rent that they would have to pay if they lived in the city. Driverless cars can change the way people commute to and from work as well as how they use their time. They could also change where people choose to live. The other side will say that these vehicles cannot deal with unexpected situations like a human can. In addition, Google’s self driving car was slowing down when coming up to a crosswalk because a pedestrian was walking. The “safety driver” hit the brakes because he felt that the car was not slowing down enough. The cars stopped and the pedestrian was okay but, Google’s car was hit from behind because the driver stopped the car so abruptly. If the driver wouldn’t have stopped the car, everyone would have been fine. Although this happened to Google’s car, companies are still developing their technology to improve the driverless cars and how they react in these situations. Companies like Google wouldn’t have a product on market that isn’t

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