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Texas Senate approves regulations for self-driving cars

 

April 28, 2017



AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has approved safety standards for self-driving cars, hoping to better regulate technology that's already been tested on the streets of the state capital.

A bill by Sen. Kelly Hancock, a North Richland Hills Republican, mandates that autonomous vehicles comply with national traffic codes. It also allows the state to supersede any local regulations Texas communities have made to accommodate self-driving cars.

Hancock's measure was approved 31-0 on Thursday, and now speeds to the state House.

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