Attorney Richard Wilhelm Writes Article on New NHTSA Guidance for Autonomous Vehicles, Published by Ward's Automotive

September 25, 2017
Attorney Richard Wilhelm recently wrote an article entitled “New NHTSHA Guidance Encourages AV Industry,” published by Ward’s Automotive.

The article examines the recently announced NHTSA guidelines for autonomous vehicles and how it will impact the industry moving forward. On September 12th, NHTSA announced the revised guidance titled “A Vision for Safety.” According to Secretary Chao, the guidance addressed the concerns expressed by the industry about the prior guidance and provided a “more nimble” policy to “(m)atch the pace of private-sector innovation.”

“While the guidance continues to include most of the 15 safety-assessment elements outlined in the prior guidance (excluded are consideration of vehicle-owner privacy and ethical decision-making by the ADS), it is most notable for its brevity and tone,” Mr. Wilhelm wrote.

To read the full article, please click here.
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