Despite NTSB’s safety concerns, Fed’s position stays in backseat, sticks with ‘private sector leadership’ as plan for regulating US driverless tech-development

New US plan keeps autonomous vehicle standards voluntary
Associated Press, January 8, 2020

Feds release fatal crash picture for 2017 — generally trending downward: ‘Good news,’ says Secretary Chao

NHTSA: Traffic deaths down in 2017, but ‘dangerous actions’ putting people at risk
Safety+Health, October 18, 2018

USDOT’s “Automated Vehicles 3.0” ‘guidelines’ make way for automation within motor vehicle rules

Latest federal self-driving car guidelines stick with self-policing approach
Detroit Free Press, October 4, 2018