The Feds Try to Get a Handle on Autonomous Driving

View Authors September 2017

The US House, Senate and Department of Transportation (DOT), in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), took steps last week to demonstrate the federal government's interest in providing initial guidance on autonomous driving (AD) technology.

The SELF DRIVE Act and Senate Proposal are the first time US federal legislative bodies are weighing in on this important topic.