Driverless Semi Debuts in Nevada

Driverless Semi Debuts in Nevada

A driverless semi is still years from production, but German automaker Daimler Trucks unveiled a working model today in Nevada. The driverless semi traveled (albeit with a driver steering) the length of the Hoover Dam.

Nevada, which issued a full license for the truck, aims to be a national leader in driverless vehicles. “We are really showing that we’re at the cradle of innovation,” Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval said Tuesday … Read More

California: Court Slams Cops Over Bogus Camera Stop

California: Court Slams Cops Over Bogus Camera Stop

Female motorist can sue police who held her at gunpoint after automated license plate reader mistakes her Lexus sedan for a stolen pickup.

An innocent woman forced to her knees, held at gunpoint, handcuffed and surrounded by multiple San Francisco, California police officers can proceed with her lawsuit for false arrest. The Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals on Monday ruled that the officers were potentially liable for using … Read More

Driving Under the Influence, of Marijuana

Driving Under the Influence, of Marijuana

MAGGIE KOERTH-BAKERFEB. 17, 2014

If you are pulled over on suspicion of drunken driving, the police officer is likely to ask you to complete three tasks: Follow a pen with your eyes while the officer moves it back and forth; get out of the car and walk nine steps, heel to toe, turn on one foot and go back; and stand on one leg for 30 seconds.

Score well on … Read More