U.S. plans to rewrite rules that impede self-driving cars

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao speaks at the Concordia Summit in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is moving ahead with plans to revise safety rules that bar fully self-driving cars from the roads without equipment like steering wheels, pedals and mirrors, according to a document seen by Reuters. The auto safety agency, known as NHTSA, “intends to reconsider the necessity and […]

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