Roadshow explains the SAE’s new self-driving testing guidelines

Specifically, in 2015, the SAE published a paper with the totally unsexy title of J3018-201503. This document outlined what the SAE felt were the appropriate precautions and procedures for companies to follow when conducting self-driving vehicle tests on public roads…

To help steer the auto and tech industries towards safer testing practices and safer vehicles, the SAE recently released a substantially updated version of its original J3018 document in September. We got our hands on a copy, and we’re going to simplify some of the language and shine a light on what the SAE believes AV testing should look like.