Nevada Approves Google's License to Test Self-Driving Cars

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Nevada Approves Google's License to Test Self-Driving Cars

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Department of Motor Vehicles officials say they've issued Google the nation's first license to test self-driving cars on public streets. The cars will display easily recognizable red plates until they're out of the test phase. Then they'll be green.

Drivers in Nevada could soon be sharing the road with vehicles that don't need them.

Department of Motor Vehicles officials say they've issued Google the nation's first license to test self-driving cars on public streets.

The cars will display easily recognizable red plates until they're out of the test phase. Then they'll be green.

The license plates will also feature an infinity symbol, which Breslow says best represents the car of the future.

In February, the Nevada Legislative Commission approved new regulations that govern the use of autonomous vehicles - self-driving cars. Reno Public Radio's Michael Hagerty reports how Nevada's DMV is pioneering the regulation of technology that's closer to hitting the streets than you might think.

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