The Department of Motor Vehicles in California is scratching it’s collective head on how to regulate vehicles that rely on computers and not people to drive them.
The Federal government is years away from developing regulations for autonomous vehicles and California says it is concerning about developing regulations that could be substantially different to other states, leaving a patchwork of rules that businesses and consumers will hate.
Driverless vehicles could be available commercially by 2020. Already Google has tested a fleet of sensor equipped driverless Prius and Lexus vehicles in California, logging up many thousands of kilometres. Other automotive manufacturers are doing likewise. Continue reading “How do you give a driverless car a ticket?” »