Michigan to Allow Self-Driving Vehicles?

This summer, the Michigan legislature is expected to consider various bills that could allow the sale and operation of autonomous vehicles in that state.  One bill would allow self-driving cars to be operated on public roads without a driver behind the wheel.  This could allow auto manufacturers to run networks of on-demand self-driving vehicles.  Another bill would help convert a former GM plant into a facility to test autonomous vehicles and wirelessly connected cars at highway speeds.  The bills have the support of the Michigan DOT as well as economic development officials.

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