Persuasive Essay On Autonomous Vehicles

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Autonomous Vehicles Imagine a world where people can feel safer on roadways, where cars can’t pollute the environment, where higher paying jobs are available, where cars and trucks drive themselves. No need to imagine. With autonomous vehicles, this world could become reality. Autonomous vehicles are vehicles that are able to drive without a human behind the wheel. Some may not know it yet, but autonomous vehicles are making their way to U.S. cities and could soon take over. These vehicles should be allowed because they’re convenient, eliminate human error, aid the U.S. economy, and reduce pollution. In cities like New York or Chicago, there is a great deal of traffic almost all the time. Why is that? It’s because everyone is in their own cars trying to get to the same places at the same time. Autonomous cars would reduce traffic problems and provide more of a reason to ride-share for citizens in urban areas. “Car-sharing, which would be a…show more content…
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