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Vehicles may soon be swapping information about road conditions to warn drivers about jams and dangers.

2007-03-17

 information communication safety car road traffic jam
Drivers could pay up to L1.34 a mile in pay-as-you go road charges under new government plans. The charges, aimed at cutting congestion, would replace road tax and petrol duty. Every vehicle would have a black box to allow a satellite system to track their journey, with prices starting from as little as 2p per mile in rural areas.

2005-06-04

 tax road tracking pay-as-you-go petrol
Cycling the so-called world's most dangerous road is now one of the most popular activities for backpackers in Bolivia...

2010-05-16

 bicycle travel Bolivia road death risk adventure tourism tourist trap
Charging motorists for each mile they travel is "inevitable" if future traffic gridlock is to be avoided...

2010-07-05

 traffic jam UK pay-as-you-go road transport car overpopulation
Workers have misspelled the word school on a road approaching a high school in North Carolina in the United States. Crews painted "shcool" on the approach road to Southern Guilford High School...

2010-08-11

 school road spelling incredible
Larry and Sergey founded Google because they wanted to help solve really big problems using technology. And one of the big problems we’re working on today is car safety and efficiency. Our goal is to help prevent traffic accidents, free up people’s time and reduce carbon emissions by fundamentally changing car use. So we have developed technology for cars that can drive themselves. Our automated cars, manned by trained operators, just...

2010-10-09

 car efficiency traffic jam traffic robot artificial intelligence road transport travel Google
A suspected Iron Age road, made of timber and preserved in peat for 2,000 years, has been uncovered by archaeologists in East Anglia.
 UK Iron Age road wood tribe Iceni ancient Rome
Nevada has licensed Google to test its prototype driverless car on public roads. Assuming the technology eventually becomes commercially viable, how would a car that drives itself change the way we drive - and what might stay the same?

2012-05-10

 car robot driverless Google future travel transport road