Laws & Regulations

StateNameDateStatusSummary
AlabamaAL S 12503/22/18EnactedAct No. 2018-286. Relates to motor vehicles, relates to the prohibition against following a motor vehicle too closely, exempts truck platoons under certain conditions, provides that the intent of this exemption relates to research for truck platooning technology and to exempt the trailing trucks from receiving a citation for following too closely.
AlabamaAL H 33701/30/18FailedRelates to motor vehicles, amends Sections 32-1-1.1 and 32-5A-89, Code of Alabama 1975, to further provide for the prohibition against following a motor vehicle too closely, exempts truck platoons under certain conditions.
CaliforniaCA S 104/28/17
EnactedCreates the Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Program to address deferred maintenance on the state highway and local street and road systems. Provides for certain funds, creation of the Office of the Transportation Inspector General, certain loan repayments, diesel fuel excise tax revenues, the appropriations to the Low Carbon Transit Operations Program, gasoline excise taxes, a certain CEQA exemption, an Advance Mitigation Program, and a certain surface transportation project delivery program.
CaliforniaCA A 8709/22/18
EnactedAct No. 2018-667. Authorizes a peace officer or specified public employee to remove a vehicle that uses autonomous technology without a valid permit as required in order to operate the vehicle on public roads. Authorizes the release of the vehicle after the registered owner furnishes the storing law enforcement agency with proof of current registration, a valid driver's license, and a valid permit or sworn statement from DMV, as specified.
CaliforniaCA A 9605/31/17FailedMakes appropriations for the support of state government for the 2017-18 fiscal year.
CaliforniaCA S 14510/12/17
EnactedRepeals a requirement that the Department of Motor Vehicles notify the Legislature of receipt of an application seeking approval to operate an autonomous vehicle capable of operating without the presence of a driver inside the vehicle on public roads. Repeals the requirement that the approval of such an application not be effective any sooner that a specified number of days after the date of the application.
CaliforniaCA S 25102/07/17
FailedAllows the County of Merced to conduct a pilot project for the testing of autonomous vehicles. Requires the county to obtain an instrument of insurance, surety bond, or proof of self-insurance prior to the start of testing.
CaliforniaCA S 36902/14/17
FailedRelates to the operation of an autonomous vehicle on public roads for testing purposes by a driver who possesses the proper class of license. Specifies that a vehicle equipped with a collision avoidance system that is not capable of driving the vehicle without a human driver remaining fully engaged in the driving task is not an autonomous vehicle.
CaliforniaCA A 39903/23/17
FailedRelates to an autonomous vehicles pilot project in Contra Costa County. Extends the authorization for the pilot project to after the operative date of regulations promulgated by the department.
CaliforniaCA A 62306/13/18
FailedRequires the operator of an autonomous vehicle who is involved in an accident or incident that results in damage to the property of any person in excess of a specified amount, or in bodily injury, or in the death of a person, to report the accident to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Requires a traffic collision report prepared by a member of the Department of the California Highway Patrol or any other peace officer to specify if an autonomous vehicle was involved in the traffic collision in any manner.
CaliforniaCA A 66910/04/17
EnactedAct No. 2017-472. Extends the repeal date of provisions authorizing the Department of Transportation to conduct testing of technologies that enable drivers to safely operate motor vehicles with less than 100 feet between each vehicle or combination of vehicles. Prohibits a person from operating a motor vehicle participating in this testing unless the person holds a valid driver's license of the appropriate class for the participating vehicle.
CaliforniaCA S 80207/03/17
FailedDirects the Office of Planning and Research to convene an Emerging Vehicle Advisory Study Group to review policies regarding new types of motor vehicles, including, but not limited to, autonomous vehicles and shared-use vehicles, and provide recommendations to the Legislature.
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