Self-driving cars just had one of their best months yet

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For most people, self-driving cars are just an abstraction, something they read about occasionally in the press but still consider a far-off, futuristic fantasy. They read the headlines and scoff, “Not in my lifetime.” But the events of this past month may help put a lot of that skepticism to rest. There was a flurry of activity in both Congress and the private sector over the past few weeks, signaling a key shift in the trajectory of self-driving cars and proving that these vehicles are much closer to reality than most people think.

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Wow really cool. I am waiting to see others.



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So, the Senate never followed up. Too much resistance from driver unions. Also Tesla and Uber crashed. While these are crummy AVs compared to Ford, GM, and Waymo; they still caught lawmakers dread of doing something wrong. Now, who knows what the legislation will look like and when.