Self-Driving Cars Would Need a Driver in California

  • DMV says having a licensed driver on board is safer, for now
  • Google says the rules inhibit use by the elderly or disabled

Google Inc. envisions a world where a blind man can get in his car alone and tell it to take him to the grocery store. California regulators say self-driving automobiles aren’t smart enough yet to zip around town without a driver ready to take the wheel.

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