Automated/Driverless Vehicles

Consumer Safety Group Calls for Federal Regulation of Self-Driving Cars

Center for Auto Safety says government rules could determine whether consumers are willing to give self-driving vehicles a shot. The Center for Auto Safety is calling for government oversight of automated vehicles, warning that another fatality— like one in Florida last year involving a Tesla—could set back public acceptance of self-driving technology …

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Center for Auto Safety Provides Testimony Calling on NHTSA To Make Safety Mandatory in Regulating Autonomous Vehicles

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2017 Contact: Jason Levine, (202) 328-7700, JLevine@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety Provides Testimony Calling on NHTSA To Make Safety Mandatory in Regulating Autonomous Vehicles Washington D.C. – The Center for Auto Safety, the nation’s leading independent non-profit organization providing consumers a voice for auto …

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U.S. to Let Automakers Self-Police Self-Driving Car Development

The U.S. Transportation Department unveiled a new policy that permits companies developing autonomous vehicles to self-police the technology’s safety, a move that drew plaudits from automakers but criticism from safety advocates. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said the policy incorporates concerns raised by companies and others about initial guidance released by …

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