Autonomous Robot Cars drive in real traffic! Answered
The latest DARPA challenge has just happened - 11 robotic cars driving round 60 miles of simulated urban highway with real humans driving in amongst them.
Amazingly impressive - if you check the videos, the robots' road manners are better than most humans'!
BBC News article & videos: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7078245.stm
DARPA Challenge page: http://www.darpa.mil/grandchallenge/index.asp
Winners: http://www.cmu.edu/homepage/practical/2007/fall/victory.shtml and http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~tartanrace/