Safe Autonomy: UL 4600 and How It Grew

Underwriters Laboratories has completed — on schedule — its first standard for Autonomous Vehicles. Called UL 4600, it is published and now available at ULstandards.com. The UL group, which embarked on the ambitious task of drafting the standard only a year ago,...

Positive Trust Balance for Self Driving Car Deployment

Self-driving cars promise improved road safety. But every publicized incident chips away at confidence in the industry’s ability to deliver on this promise, with zero-crash nirvana nowhere in sight. We need a way to balance long term promise vs. near term risk when...