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DOT maps out policy plans for self-driving cars, pledges to work with states

February 23, 2016 |
Joshua Higgins
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration intends to propose best-practice guidance to industry on safe operation of automated vehicles -- addressing cybersecurity and privacy concerns -- within the next six months, according to a policy statement from the agency.

The new policy statement stresses that industry plays a “key role” in the safety and security of new automotive technologies and that NHTSA will work with state regulators to make sure policies follow a “nationally consistent” approach.

The agency has...

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