- The US Senate today announced it had reached an agreement internally concerning self-driving car technology.
- The Senate is expected to pass legislation on October 4th that would clear regulations and restrictions for manufacturers, in essence providing a clear path to putting driverless cars on the road.
- The House passed legislation this summer in a bipartisan effort to ensure the US remains at the cutting-edge of driverless car development.
- Earlier this year the the US Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, released its updated guidelines for self-driving cars.
- In the document, a series of safety considerations are provided to manufacturers with explicit mention that State governments should not regulate self-driving cars: – – NHTSA strongly encourages States not to codify this Voluntary Guidance (that is, incorporate it into State statutes) as a legal requirement for any phases of…
US Senators today announced and agreement to pass legislation that approves driverless cars on US roadways, to be voted on in October.
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