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NHTSA Prepares to Let Loose on Self-Driving Regs

Car safety regulations requiring human hands and feet may be getting the boot. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has asked industry players to share their feedback on “any unnecessary regulatory barriers to automated safety technologies.” The agency aims to “encourage innovation without reducing safety.” The effort follows actions taken by the Transportation Department and Congress to change safety demands on self-driving vehicle developers. Regulators are clearly indicating that there’s no foot needed to put the pedal to the metal.

To read the story from Bloomberg, click here.