Babies born now ‘may never need to obtain a driving licence’

Aidan Rennie-Jones
Embargoed to 0500 Tuesday May 23 File photo dated 06/03/17 of a demonstration of a prototype driverless car. Fewer than one in five UK motorists would trust driverless cars built by technology giants, according to new research.
Embargoed to 0500 Tuesday May 23 File photo dated 06/03/17 of a demonstration of a prototype driverless car. Fewer than one in five UK motorists would trust driverless cars built by technology giants, according to new research.

Babies born now might never need a driving licence thanks to the driverless cars of the future, a study from insurance company Axa has claimed.

Driverless cars could be seen on our roads as early as 2032, and Axa chief executive Amanda Blanc has explained that insurers must understand the risks involved with autonomous vehicles.