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Wed, 30th Jul 2014

Driverless Cars

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It has been announced by the government that driverless cars will be trialled on the roads of the UK by January 2015. The Ministry for Transport has invited cities to compete to host one of 3 trials. But the UK arenít the first to allow testing on public roads- California, Nevada and Florida have all approved tests of the vehicles, and in 2013, Nissan carried out Japan's first public road test of an autonomous vehicle on a highway.

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  • Driverless Cars

    It has been announced by the government that driverless cars will be trialed on the roads of the UK by January 2015.

 

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