Curious as to what it’s like to ride in a “driverless car”? Senior RSG contributor Will Preston was lucky enough to get a ride in one of Lyft’s driverless cars while in Las Vegas. In this article, he covers what the experience was like, the unique features and challenges of driverless cars, and more.
When I landed in Las Vegas and opened my Lyft app, I was very excited to see a message that told me that Lyft was test driving driverless cars in Las Vegas. The app let me know that getting a ride in such a car was a possibility, but only if I opted into the experience. As a driver who wonders if we will all be replaced someday by robots, and as a nerd who loves technology, I immediately said yes!