Can self-driving cars help make Tampa Bay safer?

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — You’ve probably heard that the self-driving car is hitting the roads, but can you trust it?

Today, industry executives demonstrated the new technology in Tampa. WFLA News Channel 8’s Lila Gross took a spin and gave us an inside look at how the self-driving car works.

The demonstration was part of the 2017 Florida Automated Vehicles Summit presented by Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority.

Industry expert, Joe Holmes with EasyMile self-driving cars, explained the emerging technology behind self-driving cars and addressed safety concerns.

Watch the video above to learn more.

Holmes also answered questions form WFLA News Channel 8 viewers live on Facebook. you can check that out below.

For more information on the 2017 FAV Summit click here.

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