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Senate Gives the Wheel to 80,000 Self-Driving Cars

Cue the masses! Autonomous car development, sales, and safety is officially in the car makers’ hands after the Senate greenlights legislation authorizing 80,000 safety standard exempt, self-driving cars to be sold per year within three years. In the future, the committee may set timelines for data collection and data-driven safety standards based off this trial period. The bill allows for driverless technologies to further develop before imposing regulations that could potentially stagnate the industry.

To read the story from the Detroit Free Press, click here.