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How Do Driverless Cars Affect Society

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Driverless cars

Will driverless cars change the world of transportation completely? Or will it have little to no impact? The impact that driverless cars will have on society is that they will reduce stress caused by getting from one place to another, also could change people’s emotional feeling towards their cars, and the number of car accidents. One impact that driverless cars may have on society is that they will reduce stress caused by getting from one place to another. According to the text, a glimpse of self-driving reveals a creeping revolution, “The change will go well beyond who is — or isn’t — at the controls. For a century, cars have been symbols of freedom and wealth. Passengers of the future may someday view vehicles as just another form of public transportation, like buses (1).” This will allow the “driver” to relax as if they were on a bus or a train. The car also could avoid crashes more easily. The driverless car will auto-brake to avoid said crash.
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According to the text, A glimpse of self-driving reveals a creeping revolution, “A glimpse of the coming revolution can be seen in the cars on display this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Hidden under their hoods and dashboards are sensors. The sensors are the first steps toward self-driving cars. Already, cars can park themselves, slam on the brakes to avoid crashes and adjust steering to stay centered in a lane (1).” The car will steer clear of crashes by braking before they crash occurs. The car will stay in its own lane and avoid other drivers. It will use the lane adjuster, and the “Robot” will turn away from the reckless driver. The car’s sensors will pick up the other driver and turn away. The driver less cars will be most likely not held reliable for the accident. The other car will be if it is not a driver less car. Finally there will be fewer accidents because of the driver less
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