The technology companies investing in driverless vehicles are doing so in the hopes of one day reaping substantial profits, of course. But they are also in pursuit of helping us resolve several big problems: fossil fuel consumption and dependence, air pollution and traffic congestion.
A Pennsylvania town east of Greensburg is struggling to understand why a recent series of deadly crashes happened and if it should expect more. The three head-on collisions took place within a small area near Waynesboro over the past couple of weeks.
If you own or have recently been in a late model vehicle, you may have noticed that the dashboard console is considerably more advanced than you've seen in the past. These vehicle "infotainment systems" aim to make for a better driving experience, with numerous features and touch-screen controls, but are these high-tech dashboards taking our eyes off the road?