Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Regulations and Committee
A fully autonomous vehicle is defined as a vehicle equipped with an automated driving system that will not require an occupant to operate the real-time and tactical control functions of the vehicle at any time.The operator of a fully autonomous vehicle is not required to be licensed to operate a motor vehicle. A person may operate a fully autonomous vehicle if the vehicle:
- Is capable of being operated in compliance with Articles 3, 3A, 7, 11 and 13 of North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 20;
- Complies with applicable federal laws and regulations; and
- Is certified in accordance with Title 49 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, section 567.