Atlanta tests self-driving vehicle in heart of the city
September 15, 2017
ATLANTA (AP) — The city of Atlanta tested a self-driving vehicle on one of its busiest streets Thursday. The test on North Avenue in the city's bustling Midtown area meant that Atlanta has become one of the largest urban areas to test autonomous vehicles, joining Sao Paulo and Shanghai. Here's a look at some of the key aspects of the test and the issues involved:
The test was aimed at showing how an autonomous vehicle would navigate in real-world traffic.
On Thursday, a Tesla vehicle made multiple trips along an approximately 1-mile-long (1.6-kilometer-long) route as members of...