Scientists at BMW’s motorcycle analysis in Munich, Germany, have been alive for more than two years on a self-driving bike that can start, ride, and stop all on its own. Too bad you can’t buy one to cruise hands-free on the freeway.

Instead, the tricked-out free R1200GS that’s apart taking laps on a test track is allowance BMW Motorrad ascertain ways to enhance rider safety.

The idea is to study agent dynamics in assorted conditions, so as to analyze and allocate rider behavior, and find ways to adverse or assist them when all-important – like when they need to brake aback or make sharp turns.

According to BMW, it’s the first German-made self-driving motorcycle, and it’s allowance with the development of new safety appearance that will soon become accessible on accessible bikes.

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