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Jeff Brandes bill would legalize delivery drones

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A bill filed Tuesday would allow delivery drones to operate in Florida. The legislation (SB 460), however, focuses on ground drones, or “personal delivery devices.” Such a unit is defined as a “motorized device for use primarily on sidewalks and crosswalks at a maximum speed of 10 miles per hour, which weighs 50 pounds or less excluding cargo.” London-based Starship Technologies makes a six-wheeled model that is beginning to make deliveries in California and Washington, D.C. “With this legislation, Florida continues to lead in…

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