Department Of Transportation Rolls Out New Guidelines For Self-Driving Cars

September 13, 2017 -

Source: NPR

The Department of Transportation released its revised guidelines on automated driving systems Tuesday, outlining its recommended — but not mandatory — best practices for companies developing self-driving cars. The first such guidelines released under the Trump administration, the Vision for Safety 2.0 scales back some of the recommendations outlined last year under President Obama.

In a statement released Tuesday, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao lauded the possibilities of automated driving systems, saying “we can look forward to a future with fewer traffic fatalities and increased mobility for all Americans.”

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