The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced rule changes on Monday that would allow auto companies to test completely driverless cars on public roads beginning in April. Whereas the state previously required a person to sit...Show More Summary
As soon as April autonomous cars without a human in the car will be driving around the state of California, thanks to regulations that were just approved by the Department of Motor Vehicles. Companies operating driverless cars will be able to apply for permits on April 2. Show More Summary
As anticipated, the California Department of Motor Vehicles on Monday received approval from the California Office of Administrative Law to enact a set of regulations that will allow companies to test remotely operated autonomous vehicles on public roads.
It's the Wild West on California roads. On Monday, the state Department of Motor Vehicles announced it will allow autonomous cars on public roads without an approved driver. That means cars with no one in the driver's seat can start being tested and driven throughout the state once the regulations go into effect April 2. Show More Summary
Fully autonomous vehicles could take to city streets by April The California Department of Motor Vehicles may approve a change of rules today that would allow for driverless cars without human operators to hit state streets for the first...Show More Summary
(Reuters) — Self-driving cars that back up their computerized system with a remote human operator instead of a fallback driver at the wheel could be tested on California roads as early as April, the state department of motor vehicles said. Relying on a remote human operator – who could control multiple autonomous vehicles from miles […]
A thief is to blame for the temporary closure of an Oakland Department of Motor Vehicle office this week.
California’s Department of Motor Vehicles releases an annual report detailing the number of disengagements reported by companies it has licensed to test autonomous vehicles on public roads in the state. This year, the report reveals some interesting details about the progress of some of those companies, including Waymo, GM’s Cruise and Tesla (sort of – you’ll see what… Read More
General Motors has filed a Safety Petition with the Department of Transportation for its fourth-generation self-driving Cruise AV. The petition says the Cruise AV would be the first production-ready vehicle to operate safely with no driver, steering wheel, pedals, or manual controls when it hits the road next year. Such vehicles are classified as Level […]
California officials plan to crack down on thousands of "dead" drivers. A new law taking effect Monday will require the Department of Motor Vehicles to increase its oversight of the … Click to Continue »
The self-driving cars currently being tested on public roads in the Bay Area may soon have some extra company. According to an update on the California Department of Motor Vehicles’ website that was spotted by Axios today, Lyft Inc. is now authorized to operate autonomous vehicles in the state. Show More Summary
After this year's release of guidelines from the state Department of Motor Vehicles, Californians should expect to see driverless cars tested on the state's roads early next year.
In 2013, Texas’ Department of Motor Vehicles began revoking titles on newly built dune buggies. While that was already a bit of a dick move, the state was at least good enough to grandfather-in existing vehicles. However, that has changed...Show More Summary
Federal prosecutors have accused two workers at the Department of Motor Vehicles in Los Angeles with taking thousands of dollars in bribes in exchange for helping truck drivers obtain licenses even though the applicants never took or passed their driving exams. The accusations — which involve workers...
ANAHEIM – The California Department of Motor Vehicles is waiving replacement fees for residents who lost key documents as a result of the on-going Canyon Fire 2. DMV officials, under an emergency proclamation authorized this week by Gov. Show More Summary
By Mish Shedlock – The California Department of Motor Vehicles is changing its rules to allow companies to test autonomous vehicles without a driver behind the wheel — and to let the public use autonomous vehicles. The DMV released a revised version...
California is set to revise its regulations on autonomous vehicles with proposed changes that will allow vehicles without drivers or anyone in them to operate on their roads starting next year. The California Department of Motor Vehicles...Show More Summary
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has updated its rules governing self-driving vehicle testing, removing the requirement that a human backup driver be present in the car and ready to take over. The regulations will be sentShow More Summary
California regulators have taken an important step to clear the road for everyday people to get self-driving cars. The state's Department of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday published proposed rules that … Click to Continue »
The California Department of Motor Vehicles just proposed a revised set of regulations that would allow self-driving cars to operate without a driver behind the wheel. The proposal is a big win for automakers and tech companies that have been pushing for the more lenient regulations. Show More Summary