Google’s self-driving car will automatically pull over for police

A new patent shows car sensors can recognize police lights and will move the vehicle to the side of the road when an emergency vehicle is passing


By Police1 Staff

Google’s self-driving cars may feature the ability to automatically pull a car over when an emergency vehicle is arriving, according to a new patent. 

The patent shows car sensors can recognize police lights and will pull the car to the side of the road. 

According to readwrite, Google is conducting tests to collect data to teach the sensors the difference between emergency lights, traffic lights, and sunlight. 

Police cars are the focus for now, although the feature might be expanded to other vehicles that require drivers to yield. 

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