Google Self-Driving Car prototype
The Department of Motor Vehicles in the state of California has proposed restrictive regulations on autonomous vehicles, entirely banning driverless cars with no human passengers on board. The draft regulation (summary PDF) also requires self-driving cars to be equipped with a steering wheel and pedals in order to ply on California’s public roads. If the proposal becomes law, companies which are certified to test autonomous cars on California roads — including car makers BMW, Ford, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Tesla and Volkswagen as well as tech firms like Google and Cruise Automation — won’t be able to launch fleets of driverless…

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