Shona Craven: Be glad robotaxi technology is being trialled elsewhere

PICTURE the scene: it’s a dark, wet and windy night, and you’ve missed the last bus home after a big night out with friends. It’s a walk of several miles, and you’re already drenched. The number for the local cab company is ringing out, and there’s no-one to come and pick you up because everyone you know locally is already sleeping off the evening’s festivities. Source