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New Japanese rules to operate delivery robots on public roads progressing smoothly, official says

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 10 Mar 2022 05:04
  • 10 Mar 2022 05:04
Delivery robots will be soon ready to move out of the experimentation zones and onto Japan's public roads, as rule making is advancing quickly, said an industry official this week. With lower safety risks than self-driving vehicles, and in harmony with the government’s goal to rejuvenate regional economies with digital technologies,

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Sachiko Sakamaki

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Sachiko covers antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security, as well as patent disputes related to connected cars. She has an undergraduate degree from Waseda University in Tokyo and a master's degree in communications from United States International (now Alliant International) University in California. She previously worked as a journalist for Time magazine, the Far Eastern Economic Review, Bloomberg News, and the Washington Post in Japan.

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