Google: Self-Driving Cars Are Ready For City Streets

Google: Self-Driving Cars Are Ready For City Streets

Google started working on self-driving cars back in 2010. In 2012, they became street legal in California. Since then, there hasn’t been much news about these vehicles. However, Google recently made a statement stating the vehicles have nearly mastered city street driving. This includes things like being able to navigate curbs, traffic signals, and being able to yield to pedestrians. The cars use LiDAR laser scanning to negotiate live traffic situations. Watch the video below to see this technology in action. It’s pretty impressive.

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