Google Inc. hopes that by this time next year, 100 of the two-seaters will be on public roads, following extensive testing.
Google plans to build 100 prototypes of a self-driving car. The Google cars will have no steering wheel, no brake and gas pedals. Instead, buttons for go and stop.The top speed will be 25 m.p.h.
The bill by Democratic Sen. Alex Padilla will establish safety and performance regulations to test and operateautonomous vehicles on state roads and highways.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday that will pave the way for driverless cars in California. Driverless cars use computers, sensors and other technology to operate independently, but allow humans to take control at any time.
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