Google car without a driver
Page BBC, Tuesday, May 8, 2012,reported that a car without a driver who will first go over Nevada’s asphalt is a Toyota Prius that dimodivikasi by Google- a company that develops leading edge technology car without a driver. Other companies also are trying to finda similar izzin in Nevada.
On the hood of the car is fitted with cameras, radar sensors, and lasers to find a series of traffic signs.
Engineers from Google previouslyhad tested the car in jalananCalifornia, including crossing the Golden Gate Bridge, Sanfransisco. However, while testing it, the car carrying the men who are ready to take over the helm at any time if thesystem software failure.
According to software engineer, Sebastian Thrun, the car has been running as far as 140 000 miles without problems, but crashed into a car from behind while at a traffic light.
Meanwhile, Director of the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles, Bruce Breslow, said the vehicle was a car of the future. Nevada alone has changed their rules regarding car without a driver at the last March.
In the long run, will be issued a license for the public to use the same car.
Google car will be given a plan torecognize the red numbers. License plates will be preceded by the numbers 001.
Other states, including California,also plans to follow the lead of Nevada. They will change their peratutran. “Most of the accidents caused by human factors,” said California Senator Alex Padilla.
“By using computers, sensors, and other systems, automatic vehicle environment can be analyzed quickly and safely.”