Committee to Explore Testing and Deployment of Self-Driving Vehicles in the United States

June 7, 2017

WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled “Paving the Way for Self-Driving Vehicles” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The hearing will explore automated vehicle technology and hurdles for testing and deployment in the United States. The hearing will also examine state and federal roles to ensure safety while promoting innovation and American competitiveness.


•    Mr. Mitch Bainwol, President and Chief Executive Officer, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
•    Mr. Rob Csongor, Vice President and General Manager of Automotive Business, NVIDIA Corporation
•    Mr. John Maddox, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Center for Mobility, Ypsilanti, Michigan
•    Ms.Colleen Sheehey-Church, National President, Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Hearing Details:

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Full Committee

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on