GAO Says Comprehensive Autonomous Vehicle Plan Would Help DOT


Government Accountability Office

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Automated cars and light-duty trucks-from vehicles already on the road equipped with driver assistance technologies to fully driverless cars still in development-pose safety and infrastructure challenges for policymakers, according to literature GAO reviewed and stakeholders GAO interviewed. For example, policymakers will need to decide if the current approach to vehicle testing and standards is sufficient to ensure adequate vehicle safety, according to many stakeholders GAO interviewed.