Autonomous Vehicles Tested on UK Streets

For the first time, autonomous vehicles were tested on streets in the UK as of Tuesday, October 11. More specifically, the electric car was tested at 5 mph around the town of Milton Keynes. The test are part of broader efforts to get autonomous vehicles on the road by 2020. The British government has been encouraging of this new technology, hoping to build a global industry. In advance of the trial, organizers in Milton Keynes mapped the town and conducted safety planning with the local council.

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