Autonomous driving is on the cusp of a technological frontier, promising numerous benefits across several different use cases. For the trucking sector, it could offer dramatically more efficient and safer freight movement. But as with many new technologies, regulations could make or break its success. In the U.S., arguably the leading market in terms of self-driving truck pilots, there is a decided lack of federal regulations across the states, with each state setting its own policy around self-driving vehicles.
In this article, Sidley partner Justin Savage and associate Allison In discuss the implications of this approach.