For all the wonders of modern technology, far too many car crashes continue to occur. Smartphones are in our pockets and futuristic tablets adorn our desks. It’s never been easier to stay connected and travel places, and our vehicles keep coming with new features, but this one really made us hit the brakes.

Thanks in part to the pioneering spirit of Elon Musk and his team at Tesla Motors, they have developed a sort of ‘autopilot’ for cars and today we see it in action with a prevented accident. The driver was watching stopped traffic to his right and didn’t see the car coming from the left. Thankfully, the autopilot hit the brakes and saved everyone a lot of damage and trouble. The future of cars may be just around the corner…