27 Feb '18, 8pm

Utah Might Become First State to Allow Autonomous Cars on Public Roads

Utah Might Become First State to Allow Autonomous Cars on Public Roads

Recent legislative moves in Utah could see it as the first state to allow autonomous vehicles on all roads. The measure, HB371, titled “Autonomous Vehicle Amendments” by the state’s House Transportation Committee, seeks to “amend provisions regarding traffic laws, licensing, and titling requirements” and “add new provisions regarding the operation of autonomous vehicles.” In it, it proposes the allowance of self-driving vehicles on all roads, with different liability and insurance rules depending on the vehicle’s classification type. Classification type refers to the vehicle’s autonomy level, with varying rules of liability and insurance requirements for Levels 1 through Level 5, in addition to cars with and without human drivers. ALSO SEE: US Department of Transportation Planning Autonomous Vehicles Summit The bill, acquiring a 10 to 0 vote by the committee on Feb. 21, ha...

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