UFA, April 10. /TASS/. Federal road Agency (Rosavtodor) in the spring and summer of this year plans to conduct a test travel of unmanned vehicles on a specially equipped stretch of road. This was told to journalists by the Deputy head of Rosavtodor Igor Astakhov during a working trip to Ufa.
“We are now planning and preparing for the unmanned lanes on a closed section of the road. We talked about the first areas where we plan to equip our infrastructure to provide this opportunity [on the road] from Kazan to Naberezhnye Chelny. We have these plans did not refuse, but once again – everything will depend on the experiment that we will conduct in the spring and summer of this year,” he said, answering the question TASS.
Astakhov added that the first technical passages will be carried out on a closed section of road, because the movement of the car without human intervention – are technically sophisticated. He added that it is necessary to develop the infrastructure for unmanned vehicles. “Not to be left playing catch-up Federal road Agency has set the task – to provide our roads, infrastructure, car manufacturers in order that they could test their cars on our roads is already in unmanned mode”, – he concluded.