Government Redefines "Driver" To Include Google Computers In CarsThe federal government's highway safety agency has found that computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans.
FAA Cracks Down On Use Of Recreational Drones Drones are expected to be the hot holiday item this year and that is why the Obama administration is now cracking down on the growing use of recreational drones.
Gov’t: Fiat Chrysler Must Offer To Buy Back 500,000 PickupsFiat Chrysler must offer to buy back more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators in an effort to settle legal problems in about two dozen recalls.
Drones For Moviemaking Win FAA Approval The government granted six movie and television production companies permission to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday.
Government Fines GM Maximum $35M In Safety Case The government fined General Motors $35 million for the company's delay in recalling small cars with faulty ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths.
GM Releases Video To Demonstrate Safety of Recalled CarsOne day after the Department of Transportation refused to order GM to pull recalled vehicles off the road, the auto company has released a video showing tests they've done on the recalled vehicles.