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Kentucky autonomous vehicle legislation fails in state Senate

By Xu Yuan
  • 15 Mar 2023 19:37
  • 15 Mar 2023 20:19
Legislation in Kentucky to allow driverless self-driving cars to enter public roadways failed in the state Senate over safety and liability concerns.

House Bill 135 sets out requirements for the operations of autonomous vehicles (AV) in Kentucky. HB 135 was voted down today in the Senate Committee on Transportation by 5-5; the bill

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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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