The Feds Will Have Rules for Self-Driving Cars in the Next 6 Months

"“This is an aggressive and ambitious embrace of automated driving,” says Bryant Walker Smith, an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law and affiliate scholar at the Center for Internet and Society, who studies self-driving vehicles.

“NHTSA recognizes that its toolbox is much larger than regulations and recalls,” Walker Smith says. “Voluntary guidelines, interpretations, best practices, model policies, and waivers all provide relative speed and flexibility.”"