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Self-driving car tested for first time in UK in Milton Keynes | The Guardian

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12 January 2017



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A driverless car has been tested for the first time on UK streets in the latest development in self-driving technology in Britain. The trial saw a two-seater LUTZ Pathfinder travel 1.25 miles (2km) through pedestrianised areas of Milton Keynes, reaching speeds of up to 15mph while having to cope with walkers and cyclists for the first time. A driver was on board to take over in case of emergency.

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