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Kansas autonomous vehicle bill heads to governor’s desk

By Xu Yuan
  • 29 Apr 2022 22:31
  • 29 Apr 2022 22:31
A Kansas bill to allow autonomous vehicles on public roads has been passed by the state legislature and will be sent to the governor.

Senate bill SB 546 will allow a company to operate autonomous vehicles (AVs) without a human driver after the first 12 months, when a safety driver is required, and

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Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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