Driving on the Roads of the Future Will Be a Real Trip - NBC 7 San Diego
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

Driving on the Roads of the Future Will Be a Real Trip

"The technology is already stable, but we have a kind of 'chicken-and-egg' problem"

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Driving on the Roads of the Future Will Be a Real Trip
    Getty Images, File

    In the near future, autonomous cars will be able to communicate movements with each other over short distances and interact with traffic lights, NBC News reported.

    To combat distracted driving, cars with dedicated short-range communications technology can transmit their location, direction and speed to other vehicles.

    As more companies get on board with developments like this, roads have the potential to get much safer, but buying a car equipped with such technology will do drivers little good at the moment, as it isn't widespread yet. 

    "The technology is already stable, but we have a kind of 'chicken-and-egg' problem," Raj Rajkumar, a connected and autonomous vehicle researcher with Carnegie Mellon University, told NBC News. 

    How to Step Up Your Coffee Game With a Chemex

    [NATL] How to Step Up Your Coffee Game With a Chemex

    Making delicious home-brewed coffee will be easier than you think with these quick and easy steps to make coffee using a chemex. 

    (Published Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017)