US government shuts down Self-driving school bus project

Self-driving school bus project – the simple reason behind this issue, the project was ‘unlawful,’ according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Self-driving school bus project

Self-driving school bus project

We thought that this project was going to be good for busy families. And suddenly, the bad news came as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) decided to shut down the self-driving school bus project in Florida. The government simply called it “unlawful.” Right now, the innovation was placed as one of the most forceful interventions by the Department of Transportation in the history of the innovative vehicle.

According to the (Verge), “the North American arm of international transportation company Transdev was using one of its pod-like electric autonomous shuttles — called the EasyMile Easy10 Gen II — to carry up to 12 school children at a time”. It is believed that the test was taking place in Babcock Ranch, a tech-space community in Florida which calls itself as the first solar-powered town.

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