In this photo taken Wednesday, May 14, 2014, a Google self-driving car is shown in an exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Four years ago, the Google team developing cars which can drive themselves became convinced that, sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was just one problem: Driverless cars almost certainly were illegal.(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Google paving way for driverless cars

When Google concluded several years ago that it could perfect cars driven by computers – not people – the Silicon Valley giant had to solve …