Google's Self Driven Car Gets Pulled Over

01:00 January 01, 1970
By: Paul Bentley

On Thursday in Mountain View, California, a police officer pulled over a leisurely strolling vehicle for driving under the speed limit, causing a long line of traffic to build up behind it, but only to find that there was no driver behind the wheel.  The officer had stopped one of Google’s self-driving cars, which have a top speed of 25 mph due to safety concerns.  There was a passenger in the autonomous vehicle, so the officer relayed the traffic violations to him.  No ticket was issued, not because there was no driver to blame, but because the robotic car didn’t actually break any laws.

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