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NHTSA plans to cover trucks, buses as well as cars under autonomous vehicle guidance

January 12, 2018 |
Joshua Higgins
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is working on an update to its landmark guidance on autonomous vehicles -- including recommendations on cybersecurity and privacy -- to cover not only consumer cars but also commercial trucks and buses, as lawmakers are still seeking to strike a deal on a self-driving car bill that covers all vehicles.

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that the department is working to update NHTSA’s “Autonomous...

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