Even just a few self-driving cars reduce traffic jams

In the figure eight scenario, replacing just one of the 14 “human”-driven cars with a self-driving car doubled the average car speed,

In the merge scenarios, replacing 10% of the regular cars with self-driving cars also increased overall traffic flow, in some cases doubling the average car speed.

In a Manhattan-style traffic grid increased the number of cars passing through by 7%.

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