Japanese Police to study legal aspects of autonomous vehicles

Nissan and Toyota Motor Corp., and the government are increasing efforts to put self-driving vehicles into practical use, possibly before the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020

Source: safecarnews.com

Apparently, unlike the US, autonomous driving is entirely permitted in Japan as long as manual controls are available. Trust and responsibility is highly regarding in Japan. Interesting to see logistics companies welcome autonomous due to shortage of driver labor.

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