(June 30, 2016) “As federal and state governments begin to develop policies surrounding autonomous vehicles, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) hopes regulators will call on the agency’s safety expertise to help bring more self-driving cars to the roads,” reported TheHill.com.
NTSB Chairman, Christopher Hart, said “the agency has a team of safety experts and accident investigators who can provide insight on the potential benefits — and risks — of autonomous vehicles,” according to The Hill.
The Hill reported that “Hart said that the NTSB’s most valuable asset comes in the form of recommendations. The independent federal agency oversees accidents in all modes of transportation by determining the cause of the incident and offering suggestions to prevent it from happening in the future.”
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