Test Riding Waymo's Self-Driving Minivan

Potential threats lurk everywhere on the test track: there are technicians posing as distracted bicyclists and pedestrians, simulated construction areas and impatient drivers entering roundabouts out of turn. It could be as scary as a Halloween funhouse, but instead the minivan calmly avoids every hazard without drama or screeching tires. (See related story: Google’s Waymo Self-Driving Car So Good It’s Boring).

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