Driverless cars set to take to the roads much faster than anticipated as Colorado passes first law regulating the technology

Volvo_driverless_car
Picture of driverless car with “passenger” in driving seat… courtesy of Volvo

The sheer speed with which driverless cars have gone from a fanciful notion to soon-to-be real-world, mainstream standard technology might be bewildering to some and slightly worrying to others. 

But for proponents and supporters of the technology – of which there are many, both inside the industry as well as in society at large – the driverless car was always clearly on the horizon, and it’s imminent arrival is not a moment too soon.

Colorado has become the latest state to pass a law which allows the development of autonomous cars as long as the developers observe existing laws of the road.  Continue reading Driverless cars set to take to the roads much faster than anticipated as Colorado passes first law regulating the technology