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2014 Florida Statutes

F.S. 319.145
319.145 Autonomous vehicles.
(1) An autonomous vehicle registered in this state must continue to meet federal standards and regulations for a motor vehicle. The vehicle shall:
(a) Have a means to engage and disengage the autonomous technology which is easily accessible to the operator.
(b) Have a means, inside the vehicle, to visually indicate when the vehicle is operating in autonomous mode.
(c) Have a means to alert the operator of the vehicle if a technology failure affecting the ability of the vehicle to safely operate autonomously is detected while the vehicle is operating autonomously in order to indicate to the operator to take control of the vehicle.
(d) Be capable of being operated in compliance with the applicable traffic and motor vehicle laws of this state.
(2) Federal regulations promulgated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shall supersede this section when found to be in conflict with this section.
History.s. 4, ch. 2012-111; s. 108, ch. 2012-174