But the California Public Service Commission has yet to approve. In May, both Waymo and Cruise applied to the California Department of Automobiles for licenses (as opposed to pilot licenses that allow non-commercial operations). On Thursday, the DMV issued automatic deployment permits for both companies, a necessary step if the automated robot is to charge passengers for their travel expenses.
Waymo is allowed to operate in a wider area. DMV license "in parts of San Francisco and San Mateo counties." These robots are also reliable for light rain and light fog and have been approved for speeds of up to 65 mph (105 km/h).
AV Developer Permission Test (Unlike commercial vehicles, deploy your cars on California roads. Waymo was allowed to start road tests in 2014 without a safety driver. 2018. Meanwhile, Cruise has been given permission to start safety testing On roads with drivers in 2015 and driverless testing in 2020.
However, before Waymo or Cruise can properly begin using the services of real commercial bots, there are still points that Ts must go through. DMV approval is necessary, but not sufficient, as this service must be approved by the California Public Service Commission.
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