Nicholas Bieber

Picture this: your car driving by itself along the M1 as you sit back and relax – now hold that thought.

Oxford University have recently been running tests on a car at one of their recent events to see if it can drive by itself on familiar routes.

The technology uses lasers and small cameras to memorise regular journeys, such as the school run or the morning rush hour to work.

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The engineers and researchers behind the project are aiming to produce a low cost system that “takes the strain” off drivers – which could see the end of all those endless adverts reminding you to take a break when you’re feeling tired behind the wheel.

However, despite being one of the leading universities of the world, Oxford isn’t the only who has been testing this technological revelation out, with other companies such as Google also testing driverless vehicle technology.

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