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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
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

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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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