Nevada gives green light to self-driving cars

On February 17, 2012 by stratagem

The state’s legislature on Wednesday approved regulations for self-driving vehicles, the first state in the country to do so.

“These regulations establish requirements companies must meet to test their vehicles on Nevada’s public roadways as well as requirements for residents to legally operate them in the future,” Bruce Breslow, director of Nevada’s Department of Motor Vehicles, said in a statement.

Nevada’s DMV worked with Google, automakers, insurance companies, and law enforcement on the regulations. The department said that other states already have bills to allow self-driving cars and are likely to follow Nevada’s lead.

Read More: CNET

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