NOVA

Look Who's Driving Preview

As self-driving cars take to the streets, investigate how they work, and if they are safe.

About the Show

After years of anticipation, autonomous vehicles are now being tested on public roads around the world. As ambitious innovators race to develop what they see as the next high-tech pot of gold, some experts warn there are still daunting challenges ahead, including how to train artificial intelligence to be better than humans at making life-and-death decisions. How do self-driving cars work?

Curriculum

The Uncertain Future of Self-Driving Cars

For Grades 9-12

Driverless Vehicles Yield to Complex Issues

For Grades 9-12

‘Talking Cars’ Could Prevent Accidents Before They Happen

Grades 6-12