Autonomous Vehicles in California

Public Participation

DMV welcomes your comments and ideas on the development of regulations related to Non-Testing Operation of Autonomous Vehicles (the public's operation of autonomous vehicles).

A preliminary public workshop was held on March 11, 2014 in which DMV received initial comments and ideas on topics relevant to the department's development of the regulations for the public operation of autonomous vehicles on California's public roadways. You may view the materials related to this public workshop by clicking on the documents below.

You may also view the recorded version of the March 11, 2014 public workshop by clicking in the Previous Hearings and Workshops section below.

In addition to these preliminary public workshops, interested parties will have the ability to provide comments during the formal regulatory process when DMV- publishes the actual proposed text of the Non-Testing Operation regulations.

If you would like to receive updates on future public workshops and proposed regulations, please send your name and contact information to

Previous Hearings and Workshops

Previous Autonomous Vehicle Workshops and Videos