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Bloomberg Law: Self-Driving Car Rules Lag for Years as Technology Speeds Ahead

2月 24, 2020

O’Melveny partner Melody Drummond Hansen is quoted in this Bloomberg Law article about self-driving cars, and the government’s ability to test and regulate their safety. As Bloomberg noted, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued no regulations on self-driving cars since its initial voluntary guidance and has been criticized for lack of oversight. “Established car companies have had strict regulations and a focus on safety for decades,” said Drummond. “Technology companies, however, aren’t used to regulation, and may be more “risk-loving culturally.”