Two U.S. senators are putting self-driving cars on the fast-track this week, issuing a statement ahead of a closely watched hearing about autonomous cars that says they will work together to develop regulatory flexibility for the fledgling industry.

On Tuesday, the House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection will hear from witnesses in a hearing called “Self-Driving Cars: Road to Deployment.”

That lead to the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate commerce committee, U.S.…