Soon technology will provide smart cars: cars that virtually drive themselves. A computer in the car determines the speed and route to the desired destination. The computer is in continuous contact with a global positioning system and other technologies t

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Soon technology will provide smart cars: cars that virtually drive themselves. A computer in the car determines the speed and route to the desired destination. The computer is in continuous contact with a global positioning system and other technologies that will provide extremely accurate information about the location of the car, other cars on the road, congestion, accidents, and so forth. The human driver will be little more than a passenger. Smart cars promise to make driving safer, quicker, and less expensive. First of all, smart cars will prevent many accidents, thereby saving lives. The cars will be equipped with a variety of sensors that very accurately detect cars and other obstacles in their path, and they will have automatic programs that control braking and turning to avoid collisions. Given the hundreds of accidents that occur on highways daily, it is clear that humans do a poor job of avoiding accidents and that computer control would be a great improvement. Second, with the wide use of smart cars, traffic problems will practically disappear. These computer-controlled cars can follow each other closely, even at high speeds. This ability will result in increased highway speeds. Today commuting by car can take hours a day. So the increased speed of smart cars will be a great benefit, welcomed by the many people who commute by car. Finally, smart cars will bring a reduction in the costs of driving. Because smart cars are programmed to drive the most direct routes, car owners will have to spend less money on repairs and replacement parts. Expensive items such as brakes, tires, and transmissions will last much longer in smart cars than in other cars.

Even if computerized smart cars meet all the technological expectations set for them, it’s not clear that they’d produce the benefits some have predicted.

Smart cars will still get into some accidents. After all, even the most technologically advanced devices fail occasionally. And since the smart car technology will allow cars to be more tightly packed together on the roads, these accidents will be pileups that involve many more cars and so be much worse than accidents that occur today. Overall, there is little reason to believe that smart cars will save lives or reduce the number of injuries in automobile accidents.

Second, let’s talk about the potential to increase highway speeds and therefore decrease commuting time. Well, history has consistently shown that when some driving convenience is introduced, more and more people decide to drive because they expect an easier driving experience. But then the increased number of drivers in the case of smart cars of the future would not decrease commuting time. This is because the traffic congestion caused by the additional cars on the road would not allow the drivers to take advantage of the smart cars’ potential for higher speeds.

And finally, it’s not reasonable to expect that smart cars will save drivers money. The global positioning technology required to direct smart cars to their desired destinations is very expensive, and smart cars will need other costly technologies too, such as sensors that control how far a smart car stays behind the car in front of it. Moreover, the advanced technology of smart cars will make repairs to them more expensive than repairs on conventional automobiles. These new expenses will more than offset the expected savings on the repair and replacement of traditional mechanical car parts.

In lecture teacher believes that smart car will not be make driving safer, quicker and less expensive as stated by the passage. Even if these cars meet the technological advancements, they will not benefit as much as stated in the passage.

First, even the most modern technical devices made fail sometime, so these cars will be vulnerable to fail sometimes. As the cars will be more tightly packed, they will follow each othter closely even at high speeds, accidents will be much worse as there will be number of cars that wil pile up in accident if one of the car gets crashed.

Second, increasing highway speed will not result in reduction of travelling time. History has shown whenever driving expereince has made easier more number of people opted to drive cars. More number of cars will lead to more traffic . So, because of more congestion commuting time will not reduce.

Finally, smarts cars will not bring a reduction in the costs of driving. Global positioning technolgy that drives cars from one place to another place is very expensive. Furthermore, cost of repairing sensors that guides cars how far other car is in front of them and other sensors is expensive. Repairing these parts of cars will be much more than repairing and replacement of traditional parts of conventional car.

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Message: “So , because” at the beginning of a sentence requires a 2nd clause. Maybe a comma, question or exclamation mark is missing, or the sentence is incomplete and should be joined with the following sentence.
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
finally, first, furthermore, if, second, so

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 9.0 10.4613686534 86% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 12.0 5.04856512141 238% => Less auxiliary verb wanted.
Conjunction : 3.0 7.30242825607 41% => More conjunction wanted.
Relative clauses : 4.0 12.0772626932 33% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 10.0 22.412803532 45% => OK
Preposition: 25.0 30.3222958057 82% => OK
Nominalization: 4.0 5.01324503311 80% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1082.0 1373.03311258 79% => OK
No of words: 220.0 270.72406181 81% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 4.91818181818 5.08290768461 97% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.85128510684 4.04702891845 95% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.55913457148 2.5805825403 99% => OK
Unique words: 125.0 145.348785872 86% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.568181818182 0.540411800872 105% => OK
syllable_count: 334.8 419.366225166 80% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.55342163355 97% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 2.0 3.25607064018 61% => OK
Article: 0.0 8.23620309051 0% => OK
Subordination: 3.0 1.25165562914 240% => Less adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 0.0 1.51434878587 0% => OK
Preposition: 2.0 2.5761589404 78% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 12.0 13.0662251656 92% => OK
Sentence length: 18.0 21.2450331126 85% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 42.2627364103 49.2860985944 86% => OK
Chars per sentence: 90.1666666667 110.228320801 82% => OK
Words per sentence: 18.3333333333 21.698381199 84% => OK
Discourse Markers: 3.58333333333 7.06452816374 51% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 4.19205298013 48% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 4.0 4.33554083885 92% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 4.45695364238 67% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 5.0 4.27373068433 117% => OK
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Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.261925851263 0.272083759551 96% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.106873667353 0.0996497079465 107% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0370409887489 0.0662205650399 56% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.164273833933 0.162205337803 101% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0407800959284 0.0443174109184 92% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 10.9 13.3589403974 82% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 61.67 53.8541721854 115% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.1 11.0289183223 83% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.26 12.2367328918 92% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.26 8.42419426049 98% => OK
difficult_words: 52.0 63.6247240618 82% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 13.5 10.7273730684 126% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.2 10.498013245 88% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.2008830022 80% => OK
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Rates: 75.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 22.5 Out of 30
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