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Autonomous Advocates Tell Senate to Create Self-Driving Rules

Companies ask for national rules to make development easier.

by on Mar.16, 2016

Automakers, suppliers, tech companies and others asked members of a Senate committee to establish federal rules governing autonomous vehicles.

Auto companies, technology giants and academics gathered before of Senate committee to talk about the coming wave of autonomous vehicles and what it means, what’s expected and what should be next and they all focused on one point: rules.

The Senate Commerce committee was repeatedly told that while self-driving vehicles aren’t quite ready for primetime, one of the reasons why is that there is no standard set of rules that they’ll be governed by once they are ready to be turned loose.

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With no nationwide set of regulations, it’s difficult to develop the vehicles because the conditions are different from state to state. (more…)