The Technology Behind Google’s Driverless Car Will Change Everything (Video)

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Google has made cars that drive themselves.

But to perfect these incredible devices, people must first get behind the wheel and evaluate how well they perform.

The vehicles are programed to go on a series of complicated and obstructed routes in order to prepare them for every possible driving scenario.

This video takes you on one of these nerve-wracking rides and shows you exactly how the self-driving cars view their surroundings.

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