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Designing a driving test for driverless cars

01 August 2017

Traffic lights in city.

In Paris and Helsinki, robot buses are shuttling passengers along city streets, while in Colorado an 18-wheeler truck drove beer 120 miles down a highway - without a driver.

The challenge is how to accommodate both humans and driverless vehicles on roads, pavements and bike paths.

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Indicators of progression for discussion starters

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify social and/or environmental issues that may  have influenced particular technological practices and/
or the attributes of outcomes produced
2
Characteristics of technological outcomes Use this and other examples to discuss the implications of viewing fitness for
purpose in its broadest sense on the manufacture
of technological outcomes
8

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Keywords: driverless, transport, cars, fitness for purpose in its broadest sense, characteristics of technological outcomes, technological products

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