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Driverless cars to hit public roads in Milton Keynes

Driverless cars to hit public roads in Milton Keynes

Remote-controlled driverless cars will be trialled on public roads later this month in Milton Keynes, with the long-term goal of making remote transport safer than normal driving.  The trial will use a small two-seat vehicle called the Fetch, developed by British company Imperium Drive.  Users can order a car through a smartphone app.  “It’s driverless but not autonomous,” said Imperium Drive CEO Koosha Kaveh. “There’s …

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Safety Groups Urge Caution As Nearly 800 People May Die On The Roads Over Christmas And New Year’s

Safety Groups Urge Caution As Nearly 800 People May Die On The Roads Over Christmas And New Year’s

One person is killed every 52 minutes in a drunk-driving crash in the United States U.S.DOT/NHTSA One person is killed every 52 minutes in a drunk-driving crash in the United States, and numbers are even more stark during the holidays, a period when the roads are particularly dangerous.  To help improve safety for all road …

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Easy Riders? Congestion Eases As Covid-19 Keeps Commuters Off The Roads

Easy Riders? Congestion Eases As Covid-19 Keeps Commuters Off The Roads

A just-released study shows the average U.S. commuter lost 36 hours last year sitting in traffic, … [+] which is about two-thirds less than before the pandemic. getty As Petula Clark’s 1964 hit single “Downtown” suggests, “When you’re alone and life is making you lonely you can always go downtown.” Problem is, fewer people “listen …

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