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UK Bill Makes Automakers Legally Liable for Self-driving Car Wrecks

The British government’s potential regulations for self-driving vehicles make automakers, rather than car owners, legally liable for automobile wrecks. King Charles told Parliament the government would introduce an Automated Vehicles Bill in the coming parliamentary session. The legislation establishes fines … Continue reading

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Do Self-Driving Vehicles Need Rear-View Mirrors? NHTSA Weighs In

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) chief counsel recently interpreted a number of provisions in the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) as they would apply to Google’s self-driving vehicles (SDV). The tech giant asked NHTSA for its feedback on a variety of topics, including rear-view mirrors and the need for windshields wipers, among others. Continue reading

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