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House Energy and Commerce leaders probe self-driving car security, mull reintroduction of SELF DRIVE Act

April 18, 2019 |
Maggie Miller
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House Energy and Commerce Democratic leaders are scrutinizing how the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is regulating emerging technologies involved with self-driving cars, as senior Republicans on the committee are working to reintroduce legislation on autonomous vehicles.

In a letter to NHTSA Deputy Administrator Heidi King on Wednesday, Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and subcommittee on consumer protection and commerce Chairwoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) requested that NHTSA “update the Committee with information regarding NHTSA's current workload,” and...

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