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Eye on safety, California sets rules for self-driving cars

California regulators have unveiled a roadmap that would let consumers begin using self-driving cars, though manufacturers would have to prove the emerging technology is safe before a licensed driver could get chauffeured ...

Australia researchers unveil 'attention-powered' car

Australian road safety researchers on Wednesday unveiled a pioneering "attention-powered car" which uses a headset to monitor brain activity and slow acceleration during periods of distraction.

Declining road fatalities: Less driving not the only cause

(PhysOrg.com) -- Fewer Americans are dying on our nation's roads, not only because they are driving less, but also because the type of driving has changed, says a researcher at the University of Michigan Transportation Research ...

Ground Control to Major Tom: London ISA Catches Speeders

An Intelligent Speed Adaption (ISA) system is being tested by the London for Transport (TfL). The eye-in-the-sky ISA system relies on a computer installed in the vehicle with pre-loaded speed limit road data that is monitored ...

Germany green-lights e-scooters on roads, not pavements

Germany on Friday authorised battery-powered scooters on its streets and cycle paths but banned them from pavements to protect pedestrians as the two-wheeled craze continues to spread across Europe.

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