Google explains why its self-driving car crashed into that bus

April 2016
PCWorld;Apr2016, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p29
The article discusses the sensor-equipped self-driving car from Google Inc. in the U.S. According to director Chris Urmson, it uses measurements to assess driving situation and makes prediction ten times per second. Study shows that since its launch in 2009, self-driving cars had a lower collision rate with 3.2 accidents for every million miles driven as compared to the national rate for traditional vehicles with 4.2 accidents. An overview of an accident involving Google's car is offered.


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