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California bill would require all self-driving vehicles to be zero emission by 2025

Posted on Mar 6, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

California might be the first state to give self-driving cars a deadline to electrify. In mid-February, a bill was quietly introduced into...

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Sidewalk robots get legal rights as “pedestrians”

Posted on Mar 4, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

As small robots proliferate on sidewalks and city streets, so does legislation that grants them generous access rights and even classifies...

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New Mexico takes steps toward embracing autonomous vehicles

Posted on Mar 4, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

AZTEC, N.M. — Autonomous vehicles can already be seen on some roads in New Mexico as two companies test vehicles. Now legislators have...

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Zenzic launches latest UK AV testing framework

Posted on Feb 24, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

Zenzic – the government and industry organisation formed “to champion the connected and self-driving ecosystem and accelerate...

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Automakers push for movement on ‘critical’ rules for self-driving cars

Posted on Feb 3, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

Washington — A group of nearly four-dozen automakers, industry advocacy groups and corporations sent a letter to Congressional leaders...

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‘Fact’ check: Biden order stalls new autonomous and replica vehicle safety rules

Posted on Feb 2, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

President Biden has put the brakes on rules regarding autonomous vehicle safety and low volume replica car manufacturing announced in the...

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The future is taking shape before our eyes

Posted on Jan 21, 2021 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation

The US regulator for automotive safety, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), has just announced a change in the...

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Iowa examines regulations for automated delivery vehicles

Posted on Jan 21, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

(TNS) — A House subcommittee has begun paving the way for autonomous delivery vehicles in Iowa neighborhoods....

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China set to join the autonomous vehicle race with new law drafted

Posted on Jan 14, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

China has drafted new laws which would allow the testing of autonomous vehicles on highways for the first time, bringing in line with...

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NHTSA announces historic rule to modernize driverless vehicle safety standards

Posted on Jan 14, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today issued a final rule to modernize numerous...

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DOT expands AV TEST program

Posted on Jan 13, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

12The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has expanded the Automated Vehicle Transparency and Engagement for Safe Testing (AV...

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U.S. NHTSA opens AV TEST autonomous vehicle tracking program to ‘all stakeholders’

Posted on Jan 11, 2021 in News, Policy & Regulation

In June, the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) division of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) revealed the...

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What Biden presidency means for AV industry

Posted on Jan 5, 2021 in Policy & Regulation, Technology

2020 has been a year of uncertainty and as the U.S. heads into 2021 under President-elect Joe Biden, the next four years could prove...

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Saskatchewan anticipating the driverless future with new legislation

Posted on Dec 18, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

The Saskatchewan government is gearing up for a future where vehicles will drive themselves. The Traffic Safety Act has been amended to...

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Autonomous vehicle makers should be held responsible for accidents, says Law Commission

Posted on Dec 18, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

What do you call the person behind the wheel of a self-driving car? Are they a passenger or owner or are they still the driver? Whatever...

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Regulating autonomous vehicles and ridesharing: Lessons from California

Posted on Dec 17, 2020 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation

Sanjay Patnaik, director of the Center on Regulation and Markets and Bernard L. Schwartz Chair in Economic Policy Development in Economic...

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Safety as the #1 priority for semi-autonomous vehicles requires a reform of European regulations

Posted on Dec 5, 2020 in Perspective, Policy & Regulation

Safety is rightfully defined as the number one priority for all regulators who make decisions about vehicle systems like driving assist or...

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Wyoming lawmakers advance autonomous vehicle legislation

Posted on Dec 2, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) – Lawmakers in Wyoming have advanced a bill that would establish a regulatory framework for producers of...

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Automakers propose policy changes to speed self-driving vehicle roll-out

Posted on Dec 2, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

Major automakers unveiled more than a dozen policy proposals Wednesday they say would make it easier to roll out autonomous vehicles on a...

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RTA’s forum discusses legal structure of transport on autonomous vehicles

Posted on Nov 23, 2020 in News, Policy & Regulation

Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has held a forum to discuss “The Legal Structure of Transport on Autonomous Vehicles. Scores of...

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