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Overlooked Driverless Car Obstacles

If you follow the news around driverless cars, the articles are constantly citing the key obstacles/challenges associated with driverless cars’ introduction to society. Standard obstacles cited include: technology readiness, cost of the vehicles/technology, government regulations, liability, privacy and data protections, … Continue reading

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Driverless Cars and the Weather

I’m very curious to see how weather plays a role in how soon driverless cars will become publicly available. As we all know, driving a car on a beautiful sunny day is very different than driving through fog or on … Continue reading

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Fellowship Published!

I’m so excited and proud to share the final product of my fellowship, a guide for local and state government agencies. I believe it is the government’s actions that will determine how they are integrated into society and if the impacts … Continue reading

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Federal Government Involvement in Driverless Cars

It has been an exciting few months for driverless cars…and not just because of technological advancements!  The Federal Government has been giving driverless cars a lot of attention: The United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) recently issued a “Smart … Continue reading

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Industries’ Response to Driverless Cars

I continue to be fascinated by various industries’ response to driverless cars. Reactions range from “They’re coming soon – we need to adjust our business model now” to “Don’t be fooled – they aren’t coming any time soon!” The media often … Continue reading

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Latest Draft California Driverless Car Regulations are Disappointing!

After a year of articles about the heated competition between California and Michigan as the leaders in the automated vehicles movement in the United States, California took a full leap forward and published proposed rules regarding the use of driverless … Continue reading

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Driverless Car Regulations – An International Perspective

California continues to be delayed in releasing their long-overdue deadline (January 1st, 2015) to develop regulations for the public use of autonomous vehicles (AVs). They, along with Michigan, Florida, and Nevada, are the states to watch with regards to how … Continue reading

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State Regulations on Driverless Car Testing

I decided to dig deeper into the existing regulations currently in place in the United States.  At this point, there are only four states (and D.C.!) that have approved legislation regarding the testing of driverless cars: Nevada, California, Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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To Share or Not to Share?

Originally posted on Driving Towards Driverless Cars:
In recent months, there have been many news articles regarding the introduction of a new transportation mode: microtransit.  If there was a transportation mode spectrum between large, fixed route buses and single occupancy…

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To Share or Not to Share?

In recent months, there have been many news articles regarding the introduction of a new transportation mode: microtransit.  If there was a transportation mode spectrum between large, fixed route buses and single occupancy vehicles, microtransit would fall somewhere in-between. Mictrotransit … Continue reading

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