Partner Steve Hilfinger was featured in a Corporate Counsel
article, “Interstate Regulatory Alignment: Keys to the Self-Driving Car?
” about the results of Foley’s 2017 Connected Cars & Autonomous Vehicles Survey.
“Right now, some of the regulation is happening at the state level. Most of it has been in the way of testing, enabling on-road testing where you don’t necessarily have to have a driver if you satisfy the different requirements,” said Hilfinger. “It’d be very difficult to have a patchwork of 50 different state laws. I think you’re going to see some federalization and rulemaking by the [National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)].”
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