In Michigan allowed the full exploitation of self-driving cars

In Michigan allowed the full exploitation of self-driving cars

December 13, 2016 0 By autotimesnews

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed four laws regarding exploitation of self-driving cars. These regulations govern relations in the areas of development, technical suitability, use and liability in the event of an accident.

Now self-driving cars can be legally exploited on roads and highways of Michigan. Previously it was banned, and only allowed to test such vehicles. In addition, upon the occurrence of an accident involving a self-driving cars responsibility imposed to self-driving system of cars, not the driver.

A separate law allows producers to create self-driving cars taxi service on call. While some wording suffered criticism. In particular, according to Google, the rule of law are written in a way that only allow companies General Motors and Ford engage in the creation taxi. However, the Michigan Department of Transportation believes that Apple and Google do not meet the definition of “manufacturer of motor vehicles.” One of the regulations governing the issue of testing self-driving cars and eliminates limitations in the testing grounds.

After the signing of these laws Michigan became one of the most loyal to the exploitation of self-driving cars.