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Driverless cars could ‘revolutionise’ mobility for older people

Driverless cars could ‘revolutionise’ mobility for older people – Environment Journal

A Bristol retirement village hosted a driverless car demonstration to show how the technology could help tackle loneliness in older residents. Last week, the ‘Pod Zero’ autonomous car was used by residents at the St Monica Trust’s Cote Lane retirement village as part of a £5.5m project launched i

Accessibility must be at the heart of new transport tech

  • New transport technologies could be transformative and empowering for those with mobility issues
  • Disability organisations the National Autistic Society, Muscular Dystrophy UK, Scope, Blind Veterans UK and Whizz-Kidz on board with principle that future transport must be accessible for all
  • The Inclusive Transport Strategy sets out the Government’s aim to make the entire transport network accessible by 2030
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