19 Oct '15, 4am

Task Force Created To Advocate For Autonomous Vehicles

A Washington, D.C. – based nonprofit announced a new Autonomous Vehicle Task Force, created to advocate for a technology that the group said offers benefits for business, national security and the environment. The goal of Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) – an organization that promotes alternatively-fueled vehicles as a way to reduce the country’s dependence on oil – is not to recommend a series of strict laws. Instead, the group wants to create an action plan to promote widespread adoption of autonomous technology. “Taking full advantage of the safety, economic, and national security benefits of driverless cars and trucks will require a concerted effort on the part of the public and policymakers to allow the technology to flourish, avoiding excessive regulation and creating policy only if necessary,” said SAFE. At an event hosted by the National Press Club on Wedne...

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