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Google has patented a self-driving car that will glue people to the hood if you crash into them

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Google has patented a technology that will attach people to the front of your self-driving car after a collision, The Mercury News reports.The adhesive layer would coat the front of a self-driving car but be covered by something that's not sticky.

When you hit someone, the outer layer would be removed, exposing the glue.After a crash, the victim would be stuck to the front of the car, preventing them from another injury as they're thrown backwards.The existence of a patent about gluing people to cars doesn't mean that it's actually going to happen, though.

Large technology companies like Google patent lots of ideas, but only a few actually make it to production.Self-driving cars are, in theory, safer than cars driven by humans.

But they still get into accidents.

In February one of Google's driverless cars hit a bus in Mountain View.

And the owner of a Tesla Model S claimed earlier this month that his car crashed into a trailer while in "Summon" mode.NOW WATCH: We dare you to oversleep with Dwayne The Rock Johnson s new motivational alarm clock appLoading video...

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