Autonomous Car Regs In Murky Territory After Crashes

By Linda Chiem (April 5, 2018, 6:42 PM EDT) -- As investigators piece together what caused a pair of fatal Uber and Tesla self-driving car accidents last month, industry observers say it's increasingly difficult to gauge whether federal or state regulators will tighten the screws on autonomous car testing.

Recent weeks have marked an inflection point for some autonomous car developers that, out of an abundance of caution following the two deadly accidents, have pumped the brakes in the race to be the first out with a fully self-driving car in the U.S.

It's still murky territory for regulators grappling with how to sufficiently set parameters for safety without stifling the...

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