Autonomous vehicles: Who is going to lead the way?

Civic and business leaders need to engage in robust planning discussions about how to leverage AVs to achieve health, safety and climate objectives.

HB 3119, an Oregon bill seeking, among other things, to preempt local regulation of autonomous vehicles, appears to have run out of gas this session.  Portland formally opposed the measure, describing it as interfering with the City’s ability to ensure safe use of its right of way and prematurely authorizing widespread deployment of autonomous vehicles.

Source: Oregon Business – Guest Blog: Autonomous vehicles: Who is going to lead the way?