Self-driving cars make some people nervous, especially after a series of fatal accidents involving autonomous automobiles that didn’t stop when they should have.

But what happens when a robot tank fails to hit the brakes?

Concerned about “the dangers of a malfunctioning robotic vehicle,” the U.S. Army has launched a research project to develop emergency braking systems for autonomous vehicles. This is becoming particularly important as the Army develops kits that can transform supply trucks into self-driving vehicles.

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