Uber brings full employment for robots program to California

It’s not just Austin:  Read the post on Christian Science Monitor:  Uber tests state laws with driverless cars in San Francisco Without Safety Permits

The ride-hailing company plans to bring a “handful” of its self-driving Volvo XC90s to the Bay Area, with an Uber employee ready to take the wheel if the technology fails. But Uber will carry out public tests without a stamp of approval from the state Department of Motor Vehicles.