When pulling up to a traffic light, most drivers get pretty close to the car in front of them, leaving just several feet of space between their bumper and the next.
Last Saturday, a blind driver dodged cardboard boxes thrown in front of him while driving a modified Ford Hybrid Escape around the Daytona International Speedway. He had only seconds to react to the obstacles.
Some Tesla Motors vehicles can park themselves without a driver inside with a software update beamed to customers over the weekend.
Luckily no one was injured when one of Google's self-driving cars recently crashed itself into a bus as it pulled out at a junction. The car was only travelling at 2mph, after all. The company has admitted it bore "some responsibility" ...
Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has decided.
The car of the future doesn't just want to drive you. It wants to know you.