Drive Wire for September 20th, 2016: Tech Bigwigs Want to Restrict Seattle-to-Vancouver Highway to Self-Driving Vehicles

New proposal seeks to ban human drivers from Interstate 5 most of the time.

byThe Drive Staff| PUBLISHED Sep 20, 2016 5:13 PM

Today on Drive Wire, The Drive discusses a new report that seeks to turn 150 miles of highway between Seattle and Vancouver into a road exclusively for autonomous vehicles. Under the terms of the proposal, put forward by a venture capital group helmed by tech industry veterans, Interstate 5 would slowly be converted from a conventional freeway into a road where only self-driving cars, buses, and trucks would be allowed to use it most of the time. But how long would all this take? Check out the video above to find out.