Japan issues driverless Nissan LEAF its own driver’s license

Driverless Nissan LEAF

Driverless cars will likely be part of the roadway in the future. But over in Japan, the future has already begun to take shape. There, this driverless Nissan LEAF just got the world’s first national driver’s license issued to a car and not a human. (Video)

 

 

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Fewer young people getting their driver’s licenses: Study

Young people are not in the traditional rush to get their driver’s license.

A new study by Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle of the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute confirms that year after year, fewer 16 to 24 year-olds are getting driver’s licenses.

 

 

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Why younger generations in America are driving much less

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Young people are also making more use of transit, bikes, and foot power to get around.

“Unfortunately for car companies, today’s teens and twenty-somethings don’t seem all that interested in buying a set of wheels. They’re not even particularly keen on driving, ” Jordan Weissmann noted at TheAtlantic.com a couple weeks back.

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Teens in the U.S. are waiting longer to drive

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Teens are not rushing to get a driver’s license.

Getting a drivers license has been as much a rite of passage as the high school prom, but a new study suggests that young Americans are no longer rushing to get a driver’s license the moment they are eligible – and the Internet may be a major reason for that delay.

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Counterfeit driver’s licenses look so real they’re dangerous

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To the naked eye — even the practiced eye of most bartenders and police officers — the counterfeits look perfect.

A phony South Carolina driver’s license was found in the hip pocket of 20-year-old Craig Eney after the fleeing motorcycle he was driving hit a curb, scraping past a utility pole hurling him to his death.

 

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