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Autonomous vehicle bill advances in House Committee

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In just the past few years, Florida has emerged as a state willing to go all-in on autonomous vehicle technology. Legislation that removes a requirement that the person operating a vehicle in autonomous mode possess a valid driver’s license — and instead make the autonomous car itself the licensed entity — easily moved Tuesday through the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. “It clarifies when engaged, the autonomous technology installed on a vehicle, is deemed to be the operator of a vehicle,…

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