All road vehicles could be autonomous within 10 years, expert says


Fewer traffic lights and parking spaces, less congestion and more shared space schemes could be among the local impacts of driverless cars according to one senior member of a British consortium trialling the new technology.

Speaking exclusively to Transport Network, Tim Armitage of Arup predicted that progress could be ‘evolutionary rather than revolutionary’ but that significant urban design, planning and traffic control changes could soon come into play as more and more driverless cars take to the roads. 

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