Coming Soon to a Roadway Near You?
The Transportation and Telecommunications Committee took a look at the not so distant future yesterday, when they heard Senator Tyson Larson’s LB 627, which looks to regulate autonomous motor vehicles in Nebraska. O’Hara Lindsay President, John Lindsay was there to present the neutral position on behalf of The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. Lindsay predicts that it may or may not be through this bill, but we should look for autonomous vehicles on Nebraska roads and necessary regulations within the next three years.
“It’s sooner rather than later,” said John Lindsay, a lobbyist for the Auto Alliance, a coalition of the manufacturers that produce 77 percent of cars and light trucks sold in the nation.
-Omaha World Herald, March 1, 2017