U.S. Senators Reveal the Six Principles They’ll Use to Regulate Self-Driving Vehicles

On June 13, United States Senators Bill Nelson, Gary Peters, and John Thune announced the six principles that they plan to use to draft legislation for autonomous vehicles:

  1. Prioritize Safety
  2. Promote Continued Innovation and Reduce Existing Roadblocks
  3. Remain Tech Neutral
  4. Reinforce Separate Federal and State Roles
  5. Strengthen Cybersecurity
  6. Educate the Public to Encourage Responsible Adoption of Self-Driving Vehicles