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Georgia OKs Self-Driving Cars on Public Roads

Georgia becomes the latest state to legalize testing of self-driving cars on public roads. The bill won't require humans in self-driving cars to have a valid driver's license. However, the self-driving cars must be registered as automated vehicles with the Department of Motor Vehicles, must maintain a valid insurance policy, and follow speed limits designated by local order.
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nuTonomy Self-Driving Cars Coming to Boston
By Steve Crowe · 21 November, 2016 • nuTonomy will put its self-driving cars to the test against the confusing streets and unpredictable weather of Boston, Mass. before the end of 2016. nuTonomy will begin testing its self-driving car, an electric Renault Zoe, in the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park, a 191-acre area in Boston's Seaport district.
AImotive aiDrive Level 5 Self-Driving Car Comes to US
By Steve Crowe · 14 November, 2016 • AImotive is a full stack software company delivering AI-based software for self-driving cars.
Cities Worldwide Embracing Self-Driving Vehicles
By Peter Els · 10 November, 2016 • The realization self-driving vehicles are going to have a major impact on transportation is beginning to sink in. Here's how cities around the world are preparing for self-driving cars.
Self-Driving Scooter Helps Mobility-impaired People Get Around
By Steve Crowe · 8 November, 2016 • MIT and the National University of Singapore have built a self-driving scooter to get mobility-impaired people from a vehicle to home or the mall. The self-driving scooter uses the same sensors and software that had been used in previous autonomous car and golf cart tests.
Self-Driving Trucks 5-10 Years Away: Colorado Transportation Chief
By Steve Crowe · 4 November, 2016 • Shailen Bhatt, executive director of Colorado‚Äôs Department of Transportation, says it'll be a few years before self-driving trucks are transporting goods on a regular basis.
Comma.ai Cancels Comma One Semi-Autonomous Driving Kit
By Steve Crowe · 28 October, 2016 • The NHTSA sent Comma.ai CEO George Hotz a letter encouraging him to delay the Comma One semi-autonomous driving kit over concerns it "would put the safety of your customers and other road users at risk."
Otto Self-Driving Truck Makes First Delivery: 51,744 Beers
By Steve Crowe · 25 October, 2016 • An Otto self-driving truck made its first delivery, driving 51,744 cans of Budweiser 120 miles through Colorado, marking the first time commercial cargo was delivered by a self-driving truck.
All Teslas Will Have Built-in Self-Driving Hardware
By RT Staff · 20 October, 2016 • Tesla will produce its cars with all the "hardware needed for full self-driving capability." However, the self-driving system won't be turned on until further testing is performed. This is a major move for Tesla as it moves away from the semi-autonomous nature of its Autopilot system to a fully autonomous system.
nuTonomy Self-Driving Car Hits Truck in Singapore
By Steve Crowe · 18 October, 2016 • As it tried to change lanes, a nuTonomy self-driving car hit a truck in Singapore Tuesday. Nobody was injured in the accident. This is the first self-driving car accident in Singapore.
Self-Driving Bicycle Hopes to Change Public Transit
By Steve Crowe · 12 October, 2016 • The University of Washington Bothell is building a self-driving bicycle that can travel 30 MPH with a 15-mile range. The team claims the self-driving bicycle "could get riders from A to B faster than a self-driving car, and at a tenth of the cost."
Canvas Technology Building Indoor Autonomy
By Eugene Demaitre · 7 October, 2016 • Canvas Technology, a company that's been working in stealth mode, is already demonstrating automotive-level autonomous driving and goods delivery - indoors.
Auto Industry Reacts to Self-Driving Car Guidelines
By RT Staff · 21 September, 2016 • Google, Tesla and Uber haven't commented on the new self-driving car guidelines, but many others have. Here's how automakers, executives, industry associations and others have reacted to the Vehicle Performance Guidance for Automated Vehicles.
Federal Guidelines Taking Self-Driving Cars in Wrong Direction
By Brad Templeton · 20 September, 2016 • Brad Templeton has major issues with the federal guidelines that were released for self-driving cars, saying the development of autonomous vehicles in the US may take a serious hit.
Self-Driving Cars Need to Be More Reliable
By David Bruemmer · 20 September, 2016 • Reliability is the underlying issue with all the challenges still facing self-driving cars. While we have seen great strides in moving towards a more autonomous and smart vehicle approach, reliability in cluttered environments and inclement weather remains an elusive goal.
Guidelines for Self-Driving Cars: Everything You Need to Know
By Steve Crowe · 20 September, 2016 • The Department of Transportation has published its federal guidelines on how to safely integrate and regulate self-driving cars onto our roads. And the guidelines clearly show the federal government is in favor of self-driving cars.

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