In the Swedish capital for the first time launched an unmanned buses, The Local reports.
This kind of transport for the first time earned not only in Sweden but throughout Scandinavia.
“This is a historic decision that contributes to the development of new, innovative technologies that are important for the development of society. It is necessary to conduct extensive research and testing to provide stable and safe auto traffic,” – noted in the official sawlani transport Agency Sweden.
Buses will run between the bridge Cyst and Victoria tower in North Stockholm route length of 1.5 km with a speed of 20 km/h using GPS and motion sensors to guarantee the correctness of the route. A bus designed for 12 passengers.
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Unmanned buses, no steering wheel, but they can be operated manually. The driver will be on Board to take control of the bus in case of emergency, as required by applicable law.
The first flights of these vehicles will start in mid-January, 2018.
July 29 this year in Tallinn in the framework of the pilot project for the carriage of passengers on a route “Pot culture Boulevard” came out of a self-governing buses.