Analysis

Feds' Self-Driving Car Policy Rife With Regulatory Blind Spots

Law360 (January 10, 2020, 8:43 PM EST) -- A lack of hard-line federal rules governing self-driving cars has left the private sector navigating blind spots in researching, developing and integrating automated vehicle technologies, which may hamper U.S. innovation and competitiveness and prompt Congress to fill the regulatory void, experts say.

The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration unveiled their fourth autonomous vehicles policy on Wednesday, offering little regulatory clarity, while enumerating the federal government's wish list for tackling safety, security, privacy, mobility and other concerns related to automated vehicle technologies.

"AV 4.0 reveals that the U.S. government is overseeing a ton of...

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