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Remote control for driverless cars could make them safer


A file photo of self-driving Chevy Bolt EV cars. Katz believes his company has a solution to the edge case problem by keeping humans “in the loop” in the form of a remote control operator who would take control when needed. — Reuters

A file photo of self-driving Chevy Bolt EV cars. Katz believes his company has a solution to the edge case problem by keeping humans “in the loop” in the form of a remote control operator who would take control when needed. — Reuters

Imagine sitting in a driverless car as it approaches a construction zone. 

A worker tries to wave the vehicle into the oncoming traffic lane to get around an obstruction, but the vehicle does not know how to navigate the situation. 

   

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