Autonomous Cars Will Soon Be On US Roads. Now It’s Up to Government To Write Smart Regulations

In the not-so-distant future will be the deployment of the Level 4 autonomous vehicle—a highly autonomous vehicle that can operate without a driver in a limited area—and automakers, along with heavy-duty truck manufacturers, are in a high-stakes race with each other to achieve this heightened state of autonomy first. In an autonomous future, everything from steering wheels to street signs will have changing roles in automotive vehicles…