Support for Autonomous Vehicles

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) assembled a meeting of public and private stakeholders on November 8, 2017, to discuss raising awareness regarding the opportunities and challenges of autonomous vehicles. Topics of discussion included:

  • Autonomous vehicle registration and inspection;
  • Autonomous vehicle education, training, and operator licensing;
  • Insurance and liability;
  • Enforcement of autonomous vehicle laws;
  • Autonomous vehicle testing;
  • Emergency response;
  • Autonomous vehicle infrastructure needs; and the
  • Social, economic, and environmental impacts of autonomous vehicles
VTrans reported on the conclusions of this meeting in its report to the Vermont General Assembly, Preparing for Automated Vehicles in Vermont.