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April 30, 2019

Koopman helping draft first AV safety standards

ECE’s Philip Koopman is helping to create the first set of safety standards for autonomous vehicles. It will require manufacturers to provide a comprehensive accounting of how their vehicle will ensure the safety of its occupants in any likely dangerous scenario—a crucial step in achieving widespread real-world deployment. “The standard says, ‘This is a list of all the things that it means to do the right thing, and you have to explain to me how you’re going to get it right,’” says Koopman in WIRED. Read more here.