Google’s self-driving, driverless and autonomous (however you want to say it) Prius was seen roaming the streets of Washington D.C. on Tuesday, a move that could probably mean that the search-engine giant is taking its robo-Prius to the doorstep of legislators to get it legalized for U.S. roads.
U.S. News & World Report speculates that Google was in town to appeal to federal policymakers and was giving them rides in one of the company’s first autonomous Prius hybrids.
“Google has been giving free rides to policymakers in California, Nevada and Florida,” Matthew Newton, editor of DriverlessCarHQ.com told WIRED.
Give up your licenses folks. It’s time to sit back and relax.
– By: Omar Rana