Autonomous Resources

NHTSA Update  – This Update, released in January 2016, supplements the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Preliminary Statement of Policy Concerning Automated Vehicles.

California DMV’s Proposed Regulations on Autonomous Vehicles – California  released these draft regulations to establish the requirements that manufacturers must meet to certify that their autonomous vehicles has been successfully tested, meets safety requirements, and is ready for the general public to operate on public roads.

Florida’s Autonomous Vehicle Report –  Prepared by Florida Department of Highway and Safety and Motor Vehicles, this report discusses legislative or regulatory action that may be required for the safe testing and operation of motor vehicles equipped with autonomous technology.

Nevada DMV’s Autonomous Vehicles Page – Nevada’s DMV page links to legislation and regulations Nevada has enacted to enable the testing and operation of autonomous vehicles.

NCSL’s Autonomous/Self Driving Vehicle Page – The National Conference on State Legislature’s Autonomous (NCSL) tracks the status of enacted and proposed state autonomous vehicle legislation.

RAND Corporation’s Autonomous Vehicle Technology: A Guide for Policymakers – This  report explores policy issues, communications, regulation and standards, and liability issues raised by the technology.

Motorists’ Preferences for Different Levels of Vehicle Automation – The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute’s study of motorists’ preferences among levels of vehicle automation, finding respondents overwhelmingly wanted the option of manually control completely self-driving cars when desired.