How Driverless Cars Will Change Your Commute

Promising research from AT&T Research Labs and Carnegie Mellon University incorporates haptic feedback into the steering wheel itself, alerting drivers to potential road hazards and helping them chart their courses by sending vibrations through the steering column. According to AT&T researching Kevin Li, the vibrations help drivers instinctively sense which way to turn to avoid a collision by prompting a response in the brain known as a “human perception trick.”