- not having a human driver in control: The horse became startled and the now driverless horse-drawn carriage ran into a car.
- without a human operator: driverless machinery.
Origin of driverless
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Perhaps because of this, Kalanick has expressed his desire to one day have driverless Uber vehicles.
Personally, I think it's pretty foolish until we have driverless cars, but when that happens, let's do it!Well Played, China: Buses So Big Cars Can Go Under Them|Justin Green|April 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We'll soon be in an era of driverless tractors and drones, allowing fewer farmers to manage substantially more land.
When driverless cars were first mooted about in the wonkosphere, I was skeptical.
In the world of driverless cars, the possibilities are endless.Google, Audi, Toyota, and the Brave New World of Driverless Cars|Abby Haglage|January 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Big Louie's face was upturned, and the explanation of the two rifle reports and the driverless team was here.Then I'll Come Back to You|Larry Evans
Stopping suddenly, he looked back and discovered that they were driverless.Baldy of Nome|Esther Birdsall Darling
On through the night plunged the driverless coach, the horses mad with fright.The Time Mirror|Clark South