U.S. States Can’t Have Own Self-driving Car Rules Under Trump Presidency
Cars18 ^ | June 19, 2017 | Arjit Garg and Reuters
Posted on 6/19/2017, 4:10:32 AM by 2ndDivisionVet
California and other states would be barred from setting their own rules governing design and testing of self-driving cars, while federal regulators would be blocked from demanding pre-market approval for autonomous vehicle technology, according to a U.S. House Republican proposal reviewed by Reuters on Thursday.
The draft legislation, while far from becoming law, still represents a victory for General Motors Co, Alphabet Inc, Tesla Inc and other automakers and technology companies seeking to persuade Congress and the Trump administration to pre-empt rules under consideration in California, New York and other states that could limit deployment of self-driving vehicles…..
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