March 19, 2018 The first autonomous bus has been allowed to operate on the public streets of San Ramon, California. The bus seats six people and stands six people. It is in a test phase where it does not board passengers, but drives on a pre-fixed route. Unlike autonomous cars such as Uber and Google which are being tested but have a driver in the driver's seat, this bus has no driver. Click: Driverless bus begins operate in California, Link contains video.