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Google Self Drive Car Crashes – but don't panic.

We wrote about the amazing driverless car from Google a couple of months ago. We’ve just heard the embarrassing news that it’s crashed! But relax. It seems that it was not in the ‘driver free’ mode, so the ‘driver in control’ is probably a lot more embarrassed than the boffins themselves.

Auto blog site Jalopnik posted a photo on their pages that shows the car having shunted into another Toyota Prius near Google’s Californian headquarters. The legal system hasn’t kept up with the concept of a driverless car, so a ‘driver’ is still required to sit behind the wheel on public roads – even though he is redundant. But according to Google he was not being redundant at the time of the bingle, but was actually driving it……(hmm!)