California DMV’s Proposed Autonomous Driving Regulations: Public Hearing Provides Insight Into the Obstacles to Overcome

    View Author June 2017
    On March 10, 2017, the California DMV (CA DMV) released its proposed draft regulations on the testing and deployment of Level 3 and higher autonomous vehicles.  The draft regulation opened a 45-day comment period during which time representatives, consumer advocacy groups, local governments, individual residents and other interested parties submitted comments on the draft regulations. While these comments and other industry lobbying efforts were not made public, some of these insights were shared during the CA DMV public hearing held on April 25, 2017.  

    We are pleased to share with you a  summary  of the key takeaways from this hearing.