Texas airport tests driverless electric passenger shuttle

A Central Texas airport has begun testing a driverless shuttle outfitted with cameras and sensors to make sure passengers are safely transported and not in danger of being hit

AUSTIN, Texas -- A Texas airport has begun testing a driverless shuttle outfitted with cameras and sensors to ensure passengers are transported safely and without the danger of being hit.

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on Friday announced the electric autonomous vehicle called Easy Mile EZ10 will be tested for six months in an environmental and people-moving project. An airport attendant is present to help travelers and for safety purposes.

Airport spokesman Bryce Dubee (DOO'-bee) says it's another mobility option for travelers.