California Prepares for Self-driving Buses with No Back-up Drivers


A pair of $250,000 autonomous buses began driving around an empty San Francisco Bay Area parking lot on Monday, preparing to move onto local public roads in California’s first pilot program for a self-driving vehicle without a steering wheel or human operator.

California and other states are weighing the opportunities of becoming a hub for testing a technology that is seen as the future of transportation as well as the risks from giving up active control of large, potentially dangerous vehicles.

Read the full article at Newsweek.