When a driverless car can venture onto Washington, DC streets, the technology has come a long way in a short amount of time. Ready or not, driverless cars may be here sooner than you think. Details of a recent spin around the nation's capital, and proposed Department of Transportation rule making that will support future development, can be found in the stories below.
(Washington Post, August 25, 2014)
(cnsnews.com, August 27, 2014)
Comment: It would appear that with sensors and GPS, the fantasy of the past is going to be the reality of the future. And just in time for my kids to take away my car keys.... "Dad, YOU are not driving anymore unless YOU are on autopilot." Huh? Seriously though, I'm thinking that after reviewing the expanded version of the great graphic in the Post story, once these vehicles hit the streets in mass the World Health Organization is going to have another major theme to review in its ongoing study of: "Electromagnetic Fields and Public Health: Radars and Human Health".
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