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

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

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