Are self-driving cars coming sooner than we think?

Cars almost always feature in our visions of the future, whether they are flying, talking, or self-driving.

While fully autonomous cars may still be a while off, automakers are steadily removing the human element from the moment-to-moment aspects of driving. As innovation outpaces law, many questions arise about how self-driving cars will function in the existing infrastructure and whether humans are ready for this change.

Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti already include lane-keeping features that make it possible for drivers to take their hands off the wheel on straight stretches of road. Tesla has said that in the next year its Model S sedan will be able to take over some highway driving, and Cadillac will introduce a “Super Cruise” feature to do the same thing. READ MORE.