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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14: An Uber SUV waits for a client in Manhattan a day after it was announced that Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick will take a leave of absence as chief executive on June 14, 2017 in New York City. The move came after former attorney general Eric H. Holder Jr. and his law firm, Covington & Burling, released 13 pages of recommendations compiled as part of an investigation of sexual harassment at the ride-hailing car service. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Talk about freaky, how would you feel being in a car with no driver?

Well, Uber is working on just that, starting test pilot cars in Toronto, Canada.

According to Complex, “the rollout will only include two self-driving vehicles operating in manual mode. This means that the cars themselves will be autonomous, but they will still have human operators overseeing the commute.”

Uber apparently began testing this in the U.S., and there was a serious collision, so they revamped their strategy.

Complex says that Uber is expecting to have self-operating cars running routes by the end of the year.

To be honest, especially in states where there’s bad weather (looking at you Michigan, New York, Boston, Chicago), I think I’d rather have a human have my life in their hands instead of a car which is programmed to drive in normal weather conditions.

What are your thoughts?

 

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