What’s this pedal for? Driving lessons for youngsters

As the lessons take place on private property, the rules are much more flexible than on the road. At four of its venues, Young Driver also runs specially adapted vehicles to give people with a wide range of disabilities a shot behind the wheel. They have even helped some blind people experience what it is […]

Can the internet of things save us from traffic jams?

Once computers are in full control of our cars, do we even need traffic lights at intersections? That’s the idea behind AIM – autonomous intersection management – at the artificial intelligence laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin. Rather than stop at red lights, self-driving cars would schedule a slot through an intersection in […]