POSSIBLE REDUCED SAFETY STANDARDS FOR SELF-DRIVING VEHICLES
This act could lead to federal law overruling state law that has higher safety requirements or common law protections for citizens. It does not make sense that a driver-less car should have fewer safety requirements that cars driven by voters. Please see the article below on the issue. My $.02. – Mark Parrish, Firm Partner
A U.S. House subcommittee will vote on Wednesday on a sweeping proposal to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing auto safety standards and bar states from imposing driver-less car rules. Click here to read the rest of the article from Reuters.