Autonomous Vehicles


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State Autonomous Vehicles Laws

Each year, the number of states considering legislation related to autonomous vehicles has gradually increased. See which states have enacted legislation.


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Autonomous Vehicles Legislation Database

NCSL brings you up-to-date, real-time information about state autonomous vehicle legislation that has been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. You can search legislation by state, topic, keyword, year, status or primary sponsor.

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Autonomous Vehicles Preconference

The NCSL Transportation Program convened a pre-conference on autonomous vehicles at the NCSL Capitol Forum held in Phoenix on Dec. 10, 2019. Topics discussed included the impact of driverless vehicles on mobility for people with disabilities, public opinions regarding driverless technology, the confluence of autonomous and electric vehicles, and a discussion of Arizona's regulatory and testing environment. 


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Regulating Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous, or self-driving, vehicles have the potential to revolutionize how—and how safely—people get from point A to B. As the technology continues to develop, federal, state and local governments are studying, debating and addressing the prospective benefits and challenges of this burgeoning transportation revolution.