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Can You Believe It? Babies Born Today May Never Need to Learn to Drive.

June 5, 2017 11:30 am

The boss of an insurance giant has warned that the sector will soon be completely disrupted by self-driving cars, with those born this year likely to never need a driving lesson. Research is so fast-moving that self-driving vehicles could hit the roads within 15 years, Axa UK’s chief executive Amanda Blanc has predicted, meaning “babies born today may never have to take a driving test.” Preparing for autonomous cars to be on the roads as soon as 2032, Ms Blanc said it is “crucial” for the insurance industry to build a framework for what will happen in the event of a car accident in future, when the driver...