Autonomous Technology Definitions for the Highway Regulatory Act, Louisiana, 2016

  • Date Enacted: Jun 2, 2016


The Legislature of Louisiana passed this bill to define “autonomous technology” for the Highway Regulatory Act. The legislation defines an autonomous vehicle as:

“ a motor vehicle that has the capability to drive the vehicle on which the technology is installed in high-or full-automation mode, without any supervision by a human operator, with specific driving mode performance by the automated driving system of all aspects of the dynamic driving task that can be managed by a human driver, including the ability to automatically bring the motor vehicle into a minimal-risk condition in the event of a critical vehicle or system failure, or other emergency event.”

Updated April 2017

Citation: HB 1143

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  • Louisiana, US
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