In June of this year the state of Nevada paved the way for the introduction of self-driving vehicles to the U.S. when it passed a new bill that would create guidelines for the safe operation of automated self-driving cars.
This development is likely to have been received well by Google, after their 2010 announcement that they were developing self-driving robotic vehicles. Since then, they’ve been continually testing the prototypes on public roads.
This video clip explains how this new automated driving system came to be, why it was developed and how it could help reduce the number of traffic-related injuries and deaths:
Read more about Nevada’s move towards self-driving robotic cars.
So, do you think a ‘self driving’ car would work in Ireland? What positive or negative impacts could a robotic car have on our roads?
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