June 28, 2017

DMV, CHP to inspect Uber’s self-driving-truck garage

Uber OTTO autonomous driving truck
By Steve Jurvetson [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

California officials will soon inspect the headquarters of Uber’s self-driving-truck division, formerly known as Otto, to help settle a lingering question — whether the company’s tests on public roads violate state regulations.

Representatives of the Department of Motor Vehicles and the California Highway Patrol plan to visit the San Francisco facility sometime in the coming weeks, a DMV spokesman said Friday. The specific date has not been set.

Consumer Watchdog filed a complaint with the department in February, arguing that Otto’s tests of self-driving trucks on the freeways around San Francisco broke state rules governing autonomous vehicles. Those regulations dictate  […]

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