A driver's sixth sense

@article{Stevenson2011ADS,
  title={A driver's sixth sense},
  author={Richard Stevenson},
  journal={IEEE Spectrum},
  year={2011},
  volume={48}
}
  • R. Stevenson
  • Published 26 September 2011
  • Engineering
  • IEEE Spectrum
With radar, even the humblest compact car will see through fog, brake on its own, and track other vehicles hundreds of meters ahead. Today's systems can dramatically reduce your risk of rear-ending someone else's car, and when most cars have such radars, they will also be much less likely to rear-end you. Once every vehicle on the road is able to sense and avoid others, there'll be no reason why they won't be able to negotiate tailing distances among themselves. Eventually, they might even be… 

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