June 24, 2019
Is a self-driving car in your future? While many are quick to imagine a world where cars drive themselves, we are likely many years away from being completely removed from the task of driving and your attention while driving is still very necessary. However, you may not realize that some of the features already in your car that you use every day are taking steps to the self-driving car of the future by utilizing equipment, sensors, and data that help assist you with the task of driving. These features, called automated vehicle technology, can improve your driving behavior and ultimately have a positive impact on the safety of our roads.
Below are steps that explain the different levels of automation necessary before we get to a truly self-driving or fully automated car.