Self-driving cars enter the market

Published: Thursday, January 07, 2016 @ 10:42 AM
Updated: Thursday, January 07, 2016 @ 10:42 AM

NewsCenter 7’s consumer reporter Rachel Murray was behind the wheel this week of a Tesla Model S 90D complete with an auto-pilot or self-driving function for highway driving.

New, self-driving cars are now on the market.

NewsCenter 7’s consumer reporter Rachel Murray was behind the wheel this week of a Tesla Model S 90D complete with an auto-pilot or self-driving function for highway driving.

You are still behind the wheel but you do not have to touch the steering wheel, accelerate or break.

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The technology allows the driver to take over if something happens — like a child running out into the street.

Murray will have more on this new trend in automotive today on WHIO-TV, and she spoke with the local Ohio Highway Patrol about safety concerns over the new technology.