Why Can't Google Cars Avoid Rear-End Accidents?

  • Patrick Lin

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Period18 Jul 2015

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    • TitleWhy Can't Google Cars Avoid Rear-End Accidents?
      Media name/outletForbes
      Media typeWeb
      DescriptionGoogle’s self-driving cars are making headlines as innocent victims in rear-end collisions. But this past week, Google revealed that one of these collisions had injured its employees inside the vehicle, causing minor whiplash. It could have been much worse. As often as rear-end crashes generally occur, why can’t robot cars just drive out of the way when they sense an incoming collision?
      PersonsPatrick Lin