Autonomous cars can currently perform most of the basic driving tasks, like switching lanes or parking, but avoiding an oncoming vehicle or avoiding an animal on the road is still too complex for most systems.
That is why Georgia Tech has built two rally trucks, 20 percent the size of normal trucks, to test some of the irregular events that happen on roads.
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A team of researchers from the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering and the School of Interactive Computing worked on the autonomous track, called the AutoRally

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