Road-Safety Regulator Rapped Over Regulating Autonomous Cars
AppleMagazine|November 22, 2019
Road-Safety Regulator Rapped Over Regulating Autonomous Cars
The nation’s road-safety regulator is under fire again for what critics call lax oversight of tests involving autonomous vehicles.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration doesn’t give enough direction to companies developing automatous cars, the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.

Senators quizzed NHTSA’s acting administrator on why the agency hasn’t set standards for automatic braking and steering systems that are becoming more common, and why the agency hasn’t confronted Tesla about widely shared hacks that let drivers take their hands offthe steering wheel.


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November 22, 2019