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Michigan Bill Would Be First to Allow Cars to Drive Without Humans
"Michigan, faced with a possible competition with Silicon Valley for the future of the automotive industry, is now considering legislation that would make it the first state to formally legalize driverless cars," reports Gov Tech's Future Structure.
"The legislation, Senate Bill 995, explicitly allows for autonomous vehicles capable of driving without a human operator. The bill also legalizes platooning — a technology allowing vehicles to travel very closely together — and establishes a 'Council on Future Mobility' that would make policy recommendations to help the state prepare for self-driving cars."
Future structure has also posted several related articles:
- Nervousness About Autonomous Vehicles Persists
- Unveiling Autonomous Vehicles a Step-by-Step Process
- Navigating the Path to Autonomous and Connected Vehicles