The heads of startups focused on autonomous delivery vehicles say their efforts to provide important services to customers are being held back by a variety of local and federal laws that are out of touch with current technology. "Ultimately in our industry, we need a rule-making to update [the] Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, which were written at a time when nobody could've conceived of the idea of self-driving vehicles," said Eric Danko, Cruise's director of federal affairs.
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