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Posted: 2:43 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
Congress is considering investing tax dollars into what's billed as the car of tomorrow.Developers said by this time next year, we could be sitting in cars that brake and steer on their own. The technology is best described as a smarter cruise control.These driverless cars would alert drivers a traffic accident is ahead, or if the car is veering onto oncoming traffic.The company making these cars says it'll make a world of difference if you are stuck in rush hour traffic.Congress is holding hearings, questioning the safety, and whether to invest taxpayer money on the technology.Developers say little tax dollars are needed.They want the government to provide data to make the roads friendly for self-driving cars.
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