Hey, watch this, kids I said as I lifted my feet off the pedals off my 2013 Subaru Legacy. “This car’s so cool because it senses cars in front of it and stops itself.”

I should mention that I was on the Interstate going about 60 miles per hour as traffic up ahead slowed to a crawl.

With my car careening toward the brake lights, I trusted the car would perform as it always has and apply the brakes before I even had to worry.

Except I started to worry.


The brake lights approached way too fast with no indication that the car had any plans to interfere. I gave it another second before panic set in and I stomped on the brake pedal, safely bringing the car to a stop.

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