The first governmentwide automated-vehicle principles are ready for agencies
The guidance, outlined by Secretary Elaine Chao at the Consumer Electronics Show, is meant to help 38 federal bodies coordinate research, integrate the technology and avoid burdensome regulations.
This autonomous-truck test was ‘boring,’ and that’s what the USPS wanted
The Postal Service teamed up with a San Diego company to make runs between Phoenix and Dallas.
The Postal Service is working toward autonomous mail delivery
A new inspector general report urges the agency to "stay informed and continue to explore the technology."
Nods to IT infrastructure, innovative transportation are on GOP senator’s tech agenda
The chairman of the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force laid out an agenda that included commitments to ensuring the federal IT infrastructure is secure against cyber attacks, support innovative transportation technologies and plans to work on issues ranging from copyright modernization and patent reform, to encryption. In his speech on Capitol Hill Thursday, Hatch also urged the tech community to let him serve as their contact to President Donald Trump.
Two senators announce effort to legislate on self-driving cars
Two senators are teaming up to develop legislation on self-driving vehicles that will "improve regulatory flexibility," they announced Monday.
Chao punts on questions on regulating emerging transportation technology
In her nomination hearing, Transportation secretary pick Elaine Chao said the department would need to conduct a national conversation around the issues.