Self-Driving Cars: The Road Ahead
Self-driving cars could aid congestion, improve safety and allow drivers to work or play while the car drives itself. Many companies have their own self-driving prototypes and cars will continue to evolve from technology such as adaptive cruise control, self-park, and lane changing. However challenges remain in the technology and liability issues. Chris Gerdes concedes that significant challenges remain, from programming ethical decision-making to reduce crashes, to improving the performance of sensors in heavy rain or snow.