The U.S. Department of Transportation is planning an autonomous vehicles regulatory summit on March 1, bringing automakers, technology companies, policy setters and other key stakeholders together discuss a faster rollout of autonomous cars.

According to Reuters, the topics to be discussed include policy for speeding up autonomous vehicle development and consumer use, new regulations on autonomous cars without a human driver, and testing standards.

Many stakeholders have expressed frustrations in the past over lengthy regulations that limit flexibility in vehicle testing, so the summit presents an opportunity to diffuse regulatory roadblocks based on research.

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As of this writing, automakers need to pass 74 auto safety standards, NOW considered to be outdated as rule sets are heavily based on a licensed, human driver behind the wheel, whereas much of the technology setup today does not require one.

Key companies such as General Motors and Teslas have already lobbied to change regulation, with its first set of revisions to Obama-era policy, led by Transportation Secretary Elane Chao, released in Sept. 2017. On the flip side, auto safety advocates have also pushed for stricter safety rules, with many criticizing the federal government’s lax efforts to impose nationwide standards, as opposed to rule exceptions.

Many other legislative activities have consisted of “one-offs,” such as GM’s early Jan. 2018 request to operate a fleet of autonomous vehicles without steering wheels or human drivers. No word yet on the status of this request.