Google car achieves every teen’s dream, passes road test

Google’s self-driving car has passed its road test and is now free to hot-rod around the streets of Nevada, PCWorld reports.

The modified Toyota Prius, designed in part by Sebastian Thrun who would later go on to become a Stanford professor and co-found online education provider Udacity (which The Ed Tech Times reported on here) was awarded its license after several successful test runs in Carson City and on the Vegas Strip.

The vehicle will have special plates and will be governed by the newly released DMV rules for autonomous cars, but before you DIY’ers run out and buy parts to convert your own car into a robot,  you should know that the Nevada DMV rules currently limit the state’s licensing to test vehicles.

The burning question now is:  what do you think the picture on its license will look like?

Read the full story at PCWorld.