National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Archive

What the new NHTSA guidelines mean for self-driving cars

In September, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued guidelines for the testing and deployment of autonomous  vehicles. The important thing to remember for now is that these are merely guidelines and not rules. Complying with them is voluntary on the part of automotive and hardware manufacturers, as well as app developers. “Firms can make the decision to not comply and be within their rights to …