Self-driving cars with ‘remote’ drivers could test on Calif. roads in April

Self driving cars that are backed up by remote human drivers are expected to be tested in April in California. The key to profits is to have multiple cars controlled by one person from a distance. Experts are assuming that ride type services will be among the first companies to take advantage of this technology because they will be able to increase profits by eliminating some drivers. Major automakers such as General Motors are scrambling to be at the forefront of this technology. The upcoming test will be the first time autonomous vehicles are allowed to operate on public roads.

The technology has been used for many years by the government and it will pave the way for self driving vehicles. Other companies such as Nissan and Starsky Robotics are working on technology that would allow a human to take over if the autonomous system fails. This is considered a critical safety feature to satisfy the government and skeptics concerned about dangerous run away vehicles. The new regulations are set to pass on February 26, 2018 followed by a 30 day public notice period starting on March 1. This time period would also allow companies to apply for their permits to operate the vehicles.

Self driving cars that are backed up by remote human drivers are expected to be tested in April in California. The key to profits is to have multiple cars controlled by one person from a distance. Experts are assuming that ride type services will be among the first companies to take advantage of this technology because they will be able to increase profits by eliminating some drivers. Major automakers such as General Motors are scrambling to be at the forefront of this technology. The upcoming test will be the first time autonomous vehicles are allowed to operate on public roads.

The technology has been used for many years by the government and it will pave the way for self driving vehicles. Other companies such as Nissan and Starsky Robotics are working on technology that would allow a human to take over if the autonomous system fails. This is considered a critical safety feature to satisfy the government and skeptics concerned about dangerous run away vehicles. The new regulations are set to pass on February 26, 2018 followed by a 30 day public notice period starting on March 1. This time period would also allow companies to apply for their permits to operate the vehicles.

Self driving cars that are backed up by remote human drivers are expected to be tested in April in California. The key to profits is to have multiple cars controlled by one person from a distance. Experts are assuming that ride type services will be among the first companies to take advantage of this technology because they will be able to increase profits by eliminating some drivers. Major automakers such as General Motors are scrambling to be at the forefront of this technology. The upcoming test will be the first time autonomous vehicles are allowed to operate on public roads.

The technology has been used for many years by the government and it will pave the way for self driving vehicles. Other companies such as Nissan and Starsky Robotics are working on technology that would allow a human to take over if the autonomous system fails. This is considered a critical safety feature to satisfy the government and skeptics concerned about dangerous run away vehicles. The new regulations are set to pass on February 26, 2018 followed by a 30 day public notice period starting on March 1. This time period would also allow companies to apply for their permits to operate the vehicles.

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