Here’s how California plans to regulate driverless cars

There are a few states in the country that have allowed companies to test their autonomous cars on public roads. However, it has been made mandatory to have a human driver behind the wheel at all times in case something goes wrong. With 42 companies testing autonomous cars in California, the state is taking things one step further. It’s going to allow autonomous cars without human drivers behind the wheel on its roads starting next year. The California Department of Motor Vehicles released its revised regulations today which confirm that autonomous cars without steering wheels, mirrors, foot pedals, and human drivers will be allowed for testing on public roads starting 2018.There’s a 15 day public comment period for these new regulations before the DMV passes them on to the state government. The enforcement will take place at some point next year, it’s not exactly clear precisely when these new regulations will go in effect.It’s not surprising that California is opening up to the fut

Here’s how California plans to regulate driverless cars

Fully driverless vehicles could soon be legal on California roads.

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Arstechnica

California DMV tweaks rules to allow completely driverless cars

California is already more accommodating to self-driving cars than many parts of the country, but it's taking that friendliness one step further today. The state DMV has modified ...

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Engadget

California to allow autonomous cars without driver

California officials Wednesday unveiled new regulations that would allow autonomous vehicles to operate on state roads in test projects without a human operator.

Wed 11 Oct 17 from Daily Mail

California DMV regs pave the way for public self-driving cars - Roadshow

The DMV revised its regulations that stand between developers and public use of self-driving vehicles.

Wed 11 Oct 17 from CNET

California Will Allow Autonomous Cars Without Drivers On Its Roads Next Year

There are a few states in the country that have allowed companies to test their autonomous cars on public roads. However, it has been made mandatory to have a human driver behind the wheel ...

Wed 11 Oct 17 from Ubergizmo

California unveils revised rules on self-driving testing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - California regulators on Wednesday unveiled revised rules on self-driving car testing after automakers and technology companies raised concerns.

Wed 11 Oct 17 from Reuters Technology

Autonomous cars without human drivers will be allowed on California roads starting next year

The California Department of Motor Vehicles will allow autonomous cars without steering wheels, foot pedals, mirrors, and human drivers behind the wheel to be tested on its roads ...

Wed 11 Oct 17 from The Verge

California DMV changes rules to allow testing and use of fully autonomous vehicles

 The California Department of Motor Vehicles is changing its rules to allow companies to test autonomous vehicles without a driver behind the wheel — and to let the public use autonomous ...

Wed 11 Oct 17 from TechCrunch

California wants to allow self-driving car tests without human drivers

Proposals are underway to let cars take to the road without any human assistance.

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Techradar

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