Auto Safety

Consumer and Safety Groups Urge Senators to Delay Consideration of AV START Act in Wake of Pedestrian Death

In a letter to Senators Thune, Nelson, Moran, and Blumenthal, a coalition of consumer and safety organizations ask that the Senators delay consideration of the AV START Act, until the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has completed its investigations of recent autonomous vehicle crashes, including an Uber crash in Tempe, AZ that killed a pedestrian as well as the California crash involving a Tesla and a parked fire truck this past January.

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