The Trump administration said Tuesday it would maintain a hands-off approach to federal regulation of autonomous vehicles, even as government investigators placed some blame on Tesla Inc.'s Autopilot technology for a fatal crash a year ago. There are no fully self-driving vehicles for sale, but autonomous cars with backup drivers are being tested in numerous states, including California, Nevada and Pennsylvania.
Chao said self-driving cars could help the blind and disabled and dramatically reduce crashes. That guidance was also meant to be updated at least annually as the technology progresses.
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"The new guidance supports further development of this important new technology, which has the potential to change the way we travel and how we deliver goods and services", Chao said.
Tuesday's release of the DOT's AV guidance booklet follows the September 6 bipartisan approval by the U.S. House of Representatives of the Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research In Vehicle Evolution (SELF DRIVE) Act, H.R. 3388. Automakers can receive exemptions to test autonomous cars without meeting current auto safety standards in the first year, although manufacturers would be required to demonstrate certain safety capabilities.
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The Transportation Department should verify that manufacturers of so-called Level 2 systems incorporate safeguards "that limit the use of automated vehicle control systems to those conditions for which they were designed", the NTSB recommended.
Chao said the administration plans to send out principles for its long-awaited infrastructure spending plan later this fall.
Regulators and lawmakers have been struggling to keep up with the pace of self-driving technology. On one hand, the new guidance is "less burdensome" compared to the Obama administration's September 2016 semi-voluntary guidelines released a year ago so that innovation by automakers and tech companies isn't slowed down. "Those projects that have greater innovation will get a greater share of federal dollars", she said. "As technology advances and government gathers new information ... we will continue to revise and update this guidance". "In fact", it says, "DOT and NHTSA are already planning for 3.0".
Because of insufficient fuel, it would fail and might end up being in a state where the navigation crew loses its control. Little was known about the moon before the spacecraft sent the small Huygens robot to its surface in 2005.
Some AL.com readers have reported no or low gas availability in some towns along the I-65 evacuation route. Most projections show the hurricane weakening only slightly as it travels upwards through the whole state.
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Irma hit Florida on Sunday morning as a risky Category 4 storm, the second highest level on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale. Defense Department said it may need to help evacuate about 10,000 people stranded in the Florida Keys by Hurricane Irma.
Kim would be spared from a United Nations blacklist that would have hit him with an assets freeze and a travel ban. Treasury last month sanctioned two Russian-operated firms accused of selling oil to North Korea.
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The network that fired Curt Schilling for spreading an anti-transgender rights meme is fighting a narrative that it leans left. Former ESPN host Britt McHenry believes she would have been fired for saying the equivalent about Barack Obama.
Regardless of Jose's exact track, there will be beach concerns up and down the East Coast as the storm churns offshore. At 5 p.m., the center of the storm was about 480 miles north-northeast of Grand Turk Island.
The remnants of Irma continued to track across Alabama on Tuesday, but it appeared the worst from the storm in the state was over. Irma's 11.25 days as a hurricane were the most since Nicole in 2016 and tied for the 23rd most in the satellite era.
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