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".
More top news
Duchess of Cambridge spoke of her family's new pet hamster while unveiling a new play area at Hampton Court Palace.
Despite heralding the arrival of a record 130 foreign journalists North Korea is still carefully coordinating what the press can see.
The toddler died after suffering eight months of abuse at the hands of her legal guardian Kandyce Downer.