Driverless car tested in public in UK
A driverless car has been tested among members of the public for the first time in the UK, in Milton Keynes.
The two-seater electric vehicle travelled in a 1km (0.6-mile) loop on the pavements around the town's railway station.
The team behind it hopes a fleet of 40 of the pods will be available to the public next year.
It called the test "a landmark step" towards bringing self-driving vehicles to the roads of the UK.
Local dignitaries and members of the press sat alongside a safety driver, who was there to take the car out of autonomous mode in the case of an emergency.
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