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Feds Plan To Take The Wheel On Self-Driving Cars

Law360, New York (August 11, 2017, 11:34 AM EDT) -- Congress’ consideration of first-of-its-kind legislation regulating how autonomous or self-driving cars are manufactured, tested and deployed in the U.S. indicates that the federal government will keep a tight rein on such automotive advancements while ensuring that states don’t overburden automakers with conflicting regulations of their own, experts say.

In an effort to protect consumers and address the budding yet fast-evolving autonomous cars industry, the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee in late July passed a bill allowing automakers to each test up to 100,000...
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