How will biometric sensors, cameras and intelligent software make the driving experience more pleasurable and safer?

While you may have seen Google’s recent video for its driverless automobile technology- where a blind man gets behind the wheel for a trip to Taco Bell, these autonomous vehicles aren’t quite ready for the fast lane. But we might not be too far off from taking a backseat to computer chauffeurs.

Google has already been in talks with all the major automakers as well as a few insurance companies in the past year, and multiple states are now considering following Nevada’s example in legalizing self-driving cars. Which makes us wonder whether all future vehicles be completely autonomous? Will things like accidents, traffic jams, and road rage become relics of the past? Why are we so eager to take our hands off the wheel?

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