A law passed last June allows for the testing of automated (self-driving) cars on Vermont roads. Now the VT Dept. of Transportation is seeking input on proposed regulations. With a large elderly, affluent population, Vermont would likely find strong interest in automated cars. But first, they need to be tested for safety.
"This guide is intended for use by applicants who are seeking a permit to test automated vehicles on public roads in Vermont and for municipalities that are considering allowing testing on town highways under their jurisdiction. It also serves as a guide to the Vermont Traffic Committee, whose approval is required for all automated vehicle test permits in the state, in its deliberations over specific permit applications. The guide and information about automated vehicles are available at the AOT website."
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