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WATCH: The autonomous vote - can today's high-tech cars really drive all by themselves?

2018-06-14 14:00

Robin Classen

Image: iStock

Many automakers and companies are designing vehicles with autonomous driving systems but can today's vehicles truly operate autonomously? And more importantly, can self-driving cars handle the challenges presented on our roads?

Tesla has come under fire in recent months following fatal crashes involving its self-driving system.

READ: Man dies after Tesla crashes into San Francisco area pond

Thatcham Research demonstrates what can happen when a driver becomes convinced that a current road car is capable of driving autonomously.

Check out the clip below, detailing autonomous vehicles:

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