Payne: I rode a driverless car in Tempe, Arizona. Here's how it went

Henry Payne
The Detroit News

Tempe, Arizona — I secure my seatbelt in the back seat, press the START RIDE button, and my Waymo One Chrysler Pacifica enters traffic on Warner Road, the steering wheel spinning right — then left — into the center lane before slowing for a stoplight.

There is no one in the car but me.