Google pushes self-driving cars for Nevada's roads

Google has hired a lobbyist to push legislation that would make Nevada the first state where self-driving cars could be legally operated on public roads, the New York Times reports.

The vehicles are hybrids and have radar and camera sensors and other equipment in the trunk and a range finder on the roof, the New York Times article states.

Google said last year it had test-driven robotic hybrid cars for more than 140,000 miles on roads in California, according to the New York Times.

About the Author

Connect with the GCN staff on Twitter @GCNtech.


  • Records management: Look beyond the NARA mandates

    Pandemic tests electronic records management

    Between the rush enable more virtual collaboration, stalled digitization of archived records and managing records that reside in datasets, records management executives are sorting through new challenges.

  • boy learning at home (Travelpixs/

    Tucson’s community wireless bridges the digital divide

    The city built cell sites at government-owned facilities such as fire departments and libraries that were already connected to Tucson’s existing fiber backbone.

Stay Connected