Much needed Legal breakthrough for Google's self-driving car

Until now, any car without a human driver would not be considered roadworthy.
This is set to change, as Google’s self-driving car system could soon be given the same legal definition as a human driver, paving the way for vehicles without steering wheels or pedals.
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) – which sets rules and regulations on America’s roads – shared its thoughts in a letter to Google.

Source – BBC (