Driverless Cars in the Near Future? How about Today?

Google Car - Wikimedia Commons

California has become the third state to pass laws legalizing driverless vehicles, joining Nevada and Florida as a state with such laws.

Currently, the biggest driver toward a future of driverless automobiles is Google, but is it a matter of time that more companies jump into this emerging technological market?

For more information, I recommend checking out the Wikipedia entry and the TED talk regarding Google’s driverless cars, both linked below.