California’s New Self-Driving Car Rules Are Great for Texas

-WIRED, 17 DECEMBER 2015, FEAT. PROF. BRYANT WALKER-SMITH:

California has drafted rules for the public deployment of autonomous cars, finally giving us a look at how regulators will react once self-driving tech is ready to go past the testing phase. The news is not good for anyone looking to let go of the wheel and let the robot do all the work.

The rules, proposed as a draft by the state DMV on Wednesday, lay out a variety of requirements for manufacturers that want to offer autonomous driving to the public. The DMV will host public forums to discuss the regulations, which won’t be finalized before later next year. <Read More>