A group of senators led by South Dakota Republican John Thune wants to let companies rush self-driving cars to market before any federal safety standards related to autonomous systems have been drafted.
State rep Michael J. Zalewski says the law is needed to fill a "legislative vacuum." The bill as written would prevent municipalities from banning the technology.
The backup driver was distracted. Sensors that are supposed to detect pedestrians failed.
For personal reasons, I call two towns home. During the fall and spring college semesters I live and work in Chicago, while I spend most of my summer in Barcelona, Catalunya (Spain). I have been making this commute since 2001 but have lived in Chicago since 1992. Being a Dutch native, bikes and trains were […]
A bill in Congress to allow large numbers of self-driving cars on American streets needs substantial revisions to protect people inside and outside of autonomous vehicles.
Autonomous vehicles may make our skies dirtier, even if they’re shared and electric, a new study finds.