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April 26, 2017

Could driverless car regulations help attract testing to North Carolina?

  • Elected Body
  • Robotics/AI

The News & Observer – A supporter of proposed regulations on driverless cars hopes they would attract testing of the vehicles to North Carolina.

House Bill 469 passed the N.C. House Tuesday in a 119-1 vote and goes to the Senate. If it becomes law, North Carolina would have formal rules for autonomous vehicles for the first time.

“We will not only be ahead but we may be able to attract some of the major components of the industry,” said Rep. Kelly Alexander, a Charlotte Democrat.

Read more at The News & Observer.

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