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Government to trial driverless cars from January 2015

The government will announce new measures today which will see driverless cars on the streets of Britain in 2015.

Business Secretary Vince Cable will later confirm that the first trials of the self-driving vehicles will start in January next year.

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Former Stig: Best computer in a car 'is the human'

The former Top Gear Stig has dismissed driverless cars as a step forward in road safety and told Good Morning Britain the best computer in a car "is the human".

Writer Ben Collins dubbed driverless cars "terrifying" and said they could become a liability if the sensors get "fogged up" by bad weather.

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