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Driverless cars ‘to cause chaos by allowing motorists to dodge parking fees’

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DRIVERLESS cars may trigger traffic chaos as motorists dodge paying for parking, an academic has warned.
Rather than stump up for a space, owners are expected to let their empty vehicles slowly cruise around, clogging up city streets.
Alamy Driverless cars may trigger traffic chaos as motorists dodge paying for parking by letting their empty vehicles cruise around[/caption]
Prof Adam Millard-Ball likened it to drivers circling airport arrivals areas to avoid paying — but it would lead to “robot­fuelled gridlock”.
His study used game theory and a traffic simulation model to predict how San Francisco may be affected.
It found just 2,000 driverless cars could slow traffic to below 2mph.
Prof Millard-Ball, an environmental studies expert, told journal Transport Policy: “Autonomous vehicles can get around paying for parking by cruising.
Getty – Contributor The Tesla Roadster is expected to launch in 2020 and will be the world’s fastest electric car[/caption]

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“They have every incentive to create havoc.” It would cost them about 30p an hour compared to £26 a day in congestion charges and fees to park for the day in a major city.
And he said robot car owners should pay a congestion charge like in London, Stockholm and Singapore.
The professor said: “Self-driving cars need to pay for using city streets — otherwise chaos will ensue.”

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