Kids and cheap RC cars is a bad mix. In reality kids cannot control these things. They end up slamming the car into things, and keep pressing “forward”, even when the poor vehicle is facing a wall.

With the purpose of preparing you for some nifty programming tricks in the next episode of The Latest in Hobby Robotics, in this episode I’ll you how to make a cheap RC car automatically stop before it hits an object.

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