Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Operation Requirements

An AV may be operated without a driver physically present in the vehicle if the AV is capable of operating in compliance with applicable federal and Alabama traffic and motor vehicle laws, certified in accordance with federal motor vehicle safety standards, can achieve a minimal risk condition if the vehicle is unable to perform an intended task or exists its operational design domain, and has proof of insurance. Additional conditions apply.

(Reference Code of Alabama 32-9B-1 through 32-9B-8)

Jurisdiction: Alabama

Type: Laws and Regulations

Enacted: May 30, 2019

Technologies: Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

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