Race of self-driving cars – level 1
There is a contest in China. Twenty-two cars compete in the contest. These cars are special. They don’t need drivers. They can drive without them.
The contest takes two days. The cars go 15 kilometres in the first day. They go around a lake. They also must make a 90-degree turn. That is very difficult.
Difficult words: contest (situation when you try to be better than others to win; race), compete (try to be better, try to win), special (there are not many of them).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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