At the Intersection of Technology, Law, and Business
March 02, 2018 - Regulatory, Artificial Intelligence

Personal Delivery Devices (PDD): New Transportation Frontiers Emerge for Autonomous Vehicle Rulemakers

USDOT Issues New Policy on Development and Deployment of Automated Vehicle Technologies

When most people think of autonomous vehicles (AVs), expansive highways filled with driverless sports utility vehicles and 18-wheelers likely spring to mind. But there’s another whole category of driverless vehicles in need of regulation: personal delivery devices (PDDs), small autonomous vehicles that mostly use sidewalks and driveways and are designed primarily for last-mile logistics.

Find out which U.S. states already have PDD regulations in place, and how drastically those state regulations vary.