New U.S. rules for self-driving cars will focus on testing, cybersecurity

New U.S. rules for self-driving cars will focus on testing, cybersecurity

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The Obama administration is weighing in on self-driving cars with a new set of rules for car and tech companies that are expected to bring federal regulations up to date with technology.

The U.S. Department of Transportation is set to release a new set of guidelines for driverless cars that will dictate how car companies and others build, test and deploy such vehicles.

While the full guidelines won't be released until Tuesday, the policy will include a 15-point "safety assessment" that manufacturers and others making self-driving cars must address during their vehicle production. This encompasses testing methods, registration requirements, privacy protections, cybersecurity as well as the

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