Google: Our Self-Driving Cars Are Nice to Cyclists | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

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Google is teaching its self-driving cars to share the road with cyclists, the company said in a monthly report on its autonomous vehicle testing program.The cars’ software can recognize cyclists’ hand signals and is programmed to give bicycles a wide berth when the car is passing them, among other measures to minimize the risk of a collision.”Through observing cyclists on the roads and private test track, we’ve taught our software to recognize some common riding behaviors, helping our car better predict a cyclist’s course,” the report said.

Source: Google: Our Self-Driving Cars Are Nice to Cyclists | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

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