Future Week - A Dutch civil engineer Erik Schlangen has found a way to make self-healing pavement.
Google recently made headlines after announcing that they are planning to put their driverless cars to the test in California and lawmakers in the UK are already beginning to address a future that includes cars without human drivers. With driver error being one of the most common reasons for collisions in the United States, cars that drive themselves may soon be a welcome transportation alternative. This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people if they would ever ride in a driverless car.
With a reported 1.6 million car accidents caused a year by cellphone-distracted drivers, have we really improved safety?