Not only has there been difficulty finding consensus on a name for driverless, autonomous, self-driving, or automated vehicles, there is also the issue of what we actually mean when we say a vehicle is self-driving, automated, and so on.

Do we mean that the vehicle can drive itself anywhere at anytime, with no one inside it? Or that the vehicle always needs someone inside ready to take over just in case? Or that the vehicle can drive itself, as long as it is within certain constraints, such as good weather and in a defined area of operations?

SAE Levels Supersede the NHTSA Levels

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