Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

FinancialSourceReport.comFinancialSourceReport.com

Tech News

New York City welcomes robotaxis — but only with safety drivers

New York City skyline
Image: Getty

New York City announced a new permitting system for companies interested in testing autonomous vehicles on its roads, including a requirement that a human safety driver sit behind the steering wheel at all times.

As cities like San Francisco continue to grapple with the problems posed by fully driverless for-hire vehicles, New York City is trying to get ahead of the problem by outlining what it calls “a rigorous permitting program” that it claims will ensure applicants are “ready to test their technology in the country’s most challenging urban environment safely and proficiently.”

“This technology is coming whether we like it or not,” Mayor Eric Adams said in a statement to The Verge, “so we’re going to make sure that we get it right.”

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

In this edition of StockCharts TV‘s The Final Bar, Dave shares a brief history of Bitcoin halving and relates it to the short-term and long-term technical...

Editor's Pick

More units of public debt mean weaker productive growth, higher taxes, and more inflation in the future. All three are manifestations of a slow-burn...

Tech News

Image: Bluesky Bluesky is apparently ready for a bigger challenge. It says it’s allowing heads of state to sign up now, a little over...

Tech News

The Dbrand Ghost Case for the iPhone 15 Pro. | Image: Dbrand Dbrand is scrapping plans to fix its anti-yellowing Ghost Case, but not...