Gov Introduces Driverless Car Regulations

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The Department for Transport has released a code of practice for operating highly and fully automated vehicles on British roads. Driverless cars being tested on public roads will need to carry a human driver who is capable of manually taking control of the vehicles and will need to be fitted with a ‘black box’ style data recorder that will allow accident investigators to determine the cause of any accidents.

Google’s driverless cars have now travelled over 1.7 million miles without their autonomous systems causing an accident. Yet another technological advancement for black cab drivers to look forward too…


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