Autonomous cars trained by humans may have limitations

Self-driving vehicles have taken hold in the imagination of people in Illinois, but they do have some potential drawbacks. As the recent fatal accident involving an Uber autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian illustrates, the technology does have some limitations. According to a computer science professor at the Fulton School of Engineering at Arizona State University, … Continue reading Autonomous cars trained by humans may have limitations

Safety advocates fear Trump could scrap speed limiter rule

Highway safety advocates fear that the incoming Trump administration may shelve a government rule that would electronically limit the speeds of tractor-trailers traveling in Illinois and nationwide. The rule was published last August, and a public comment period ended in December. The rule, which was proposed by the National Highway Safety Administration and the Federal … Continue reading Safety advocates fear Trump could scrap speed limiter rule