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Gov. DeSantis signs bill expanding testing and use of self-driving vehicles in Florida

Posted at 7:39 AM, Jun 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-13 17:49:28-04

ABURNDALE, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill that will drastically expand the testing and use of autonomous vehicles in Florida Thursday morning.

Gov. DeSantis was at the SunTrax autonomous vehicle testing facility in Polk County at 9 a.m. to sign HB 311.

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Supporters of the bill say it will put Florida among the leading states in the country for self-driving vehicle research.