Driverless Car Bill Signed
It may look like the stuff of science-fiction, and sound like the stuff of science-fiction, but it’s soon to become science-fact.
California governor Jerry Brown backed legislation on Tuesday to bring driverless cars onto the roads of California.
A Google project, the company have been testing a fleet of 12 computer-controlled automatic vehicles for a while now. The bill – signed at Google HQ – will set up safety and performance regulations in order to ensure the new fleet of vehicles is safe. These need to be drafted by 2015.
Google’s Sergey Brin added that the new cars would be “far safer” than those driven by humans, and can “really dramatically improve the quality of life for everyone”.
Brown did add:
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