The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration agrees with Google that its cars “will not have a ‘driver’ in the traditional sense that vehicles have had drivers during the last more than 100 years,” the agency said in a Feb. 4 letter to Chris Urmson, director of the company’s self-driving car project. Continue reading here.
It is also worth mentioning that the first bus without a driver has been in full operation in Greece, in the city of Trikala, since 2015. Read more here.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Preliminary Statement of Policy Concerning Automated Vehicles