In a move that will bolster the region’s advanced transportation industry, State of California will allow fully autonomous cars without safety drivers to test on public roads for the first time. The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles announced the change today, which outlines a permitting process for companies wishing to deploy driverless vehicles without anyone behind the wheel.

Numerous Los Angeles-based businesses and research teams are focused on autonomous vehicle R&D and commercialization.  LAEDC helps industry participants grow and overcome challenges. Contact [email protected] and learn more about LAEDC’s industry council, e4 Mobility Alliance.

Read the full article on CA’s new autonomous vehicle policy at The Verge:

https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/26/17054000/self-driving-car-california-dmv-regulations

 

 

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