Friday, 18 January 2019 14:17

Autonomous Cars Will Soon Be On U.S. Roads; Now It’s Up to Government to Write Smart Regulations

Written by Robyn Boerstling, Shopfloor



It will be critical that the government provides clarity, guidance, and a smart (light-touch) approach to drive the industry forward. Last year, Congress was unable to agree on bipartisan legislation to help guide the Department of Transportation to judiciously approach the safe deployment of AV technologies. Manufacturers will continue urging the new Congress to pick up where the last one left off and enact common sense legislation that will modernize the regulatory process and prevent a patchwork of duplicative state and local requirements.


For more information, Gary Silberg, The Americas Head of Automotive, KPMG (US), wrote a paper on some of the subjects covered titled “Autonomy delivers,” which you can read here.


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