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Interesting that the limited the law to highways (edit: the law limited the use of autonomous vehicles to highways) (section 2, paragraph 1). I suppose it makes sense since highway driving is more predictable but its also higher speed and thus accidents are more dangerous. Also, this limitation would require the presence of a human driver to get the car to the highway.



I actually suspect this will be the first use; real cruise control where you safely drive yourself onto the highway and then activate the automatic driver.


Note that US traffic law generally uses the term "highway" for any public road.




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