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17

Can Cars Without a Steering Wheel Be Safe?

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Is Google changing the future of transportation and affordable used cars? Google self driving cars have logged 700,000 miles on rural expressways. Just last month, Google tested its cars on California’s congested city streets. Now, the leading Internet company is creating prototypes of its self-driving cars without a steering wheel, brake pedal, or gas pedal. Are these models safe, and how will the affect car sales in the future?

Can Cars Without Brake Pedals Be Safe?

According to Google engineers, the answer is yes. Google recently identified a major problem with their self-driving cars: previous models relied on human drivers to take over an event of an emergency. This is not a realistic expectation. Humans passengers may be distracted or busy and may not be able to ta