The government will announce new measures today which will see driverless cars on the streets of Britain in 2015.
Google has shared a video of the moment Steve Mahan became one of the first users to test the new self-driving car.
The footage follows Steve as he drives around- without touching the steering wheel.
Steve’s outing is more than just a carefully programmed test drive, it’s the realization of a science fiction dream and an opportunity for technology to impact the lives of millions of people.
We hope these experiments unlock new possibilities for our users—even if it's something as simple as picking up tacos
Google announced the project in 2010 in a bid to make driving "safer, more enjoyable, and more efficient".
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