In the near future, driving just won't be the same as it used to be.

Tasks such as placing your hands at 10-and-2 on the steering wheel, looking for cross traffic at intersections, checking your blind-spot before changing lanes, and being attentive to surrounding traffic and weather conditions may well become obsolete because of advances in automotive technology.

In place of old driving maneuvers, "drivers" will be able to program their autonomous, self-driving vehicles by simply speaking the desired destination into an in-dash microphone and by keeping their hands off the wheel (if the vehicle is even equipped with a steering wheel).

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