Autonomous shuttle service launches in Minnesota
- Date: 12/10/2021
Med City Mover, a pilot program with electric, driverless shuttles, recently launched in downtown Rochester, according to the Minnesota Department…
"Most self-driving vehicles don’t need federal approval to operate, because they meet Department of Transportation design standards. (A self-driving Cruise is just a Chevy Bolt plus some sensors, though General Motors has asked NHTSA for an exemption to operate cars without steering wheels.) NHTSA seems to have had a clearer reason to intervene in the EasyMile case because it gave EasyMile, and its users, special permission to import the shuttle to the US."
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