Sens. Markey, Blumenthal seek answers on self-driving cars
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sens. Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal are pressing automakers and technology companies that are developing self-driving cars about their safety protocols for test-driving the vehicles.
Federal investigators said this week that the system used to automatically apply brakes had been disabled in an autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March.