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With a new bill to allow testing of self-driving vehicles without a human driver to take over in an emergency, Pennsylvania took an important step last week to bolster the development of the industry there.
Pennsylvania legislators introduced bipartisan legislation yesterday that would allow an autonomous vehicle to be tested without a human behind the wheel. Officials believe the law could attract companies to the state.
Peoria, Ariz., has launched an autonomous shuttle pilot project in a medical district as an extension of the local transit service. The project will help officials gauge the public’s comfort level with the emerging tech.
Following in the footsteps of states like Florida and Nevada, North Carolina now allows "neighborhood occupantless vehicles" to deliver goods to homes. Legislators wanted to get ahead of a growing industry.
Tampa International Airport is considering its post-pandemic future, with plans to incorporate emerging technologies such as electric air taxis, self-driving vehicles, facial recognition and contactless equipment.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway last weekend hosted a competition between autonomous Indy Lights cars made by nine teams of students from 21 universities. Some exceeded 150 mph, testing the limits of the technology.