Texas has positioned itself to become a leader in the world of autonomous vehicles. Frisco, the fastest growing town in the nation, will soon have seven bright orange autonomous vans from Silicon Valley-based Drive.ai, picking up passengers at six designated spots within Frisco’s Hall Park.
Drive.ai has taken many precautions to keep passengers safe. Its vans are connected to three mobile networks, a redundancy that ensures backup if one were to fail. It placed street signs at pickup and drop-off locations. A message board on each side of the van helps explain to pedestrians and drivers what the van is thinking.
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