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  • Virginia Opens Its Roads To Self Driving Cars

    06/06/2015 11:11:58 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    Popular Science ^ | June 3, 2015 | Mary Beth Griggs
    Self-driving cars are taking to the streets in California this summer, but the Golden State isn't the only one opening its roads to autonomous cars.Virginia just announced that 70 miles of highway in the Commonwealth would be open to self-driving cars, like the cars in Google's fleet. Any autonomous vehicle wanting to travel those routes, called the Virginia Automated Corridors, will be overseen by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, which helped the state government plan the project.As the Richmond Times-Dispatchreports the plan is for companies to test how their cars react in real-world situations on highways packed with human drivers....
  • World traveling Administration leaves terminally-ill veteran stranded

    04/01/2013 11:02:16 PM PDT · by sloop · 15 replies
    The Tribune Papers ^ | March 29, 2013 | Roger McCredie
    Air Force says Sequester budget cuts prohibit military transport [Asheville, NC] A private aircraft climbed into a cloudless Good Friday sky, bound for the nationís capital. Its mission: to fetch a local veteran back to spend his final days near his family.