Google patent: Glue would stick pedestrian to self-driving car after collision

-MERCURY NEWS, 19 MAY 2016, FEAT. PROF. BRYANT WALKER SMITH:

In a world with self-driving cars, Google envisions the inevitable: accidents involving pedestrians.

But the firm is exploring an unusual solution. Think flypaper.

The company received a patent Tuesday describing a way to reduce pedestrian injuries in an accident with a robotic vehicle. The impact of the crash, Google suggests, would expose a coating that glues the person to the front of the car. <Read More>