Bill Allowing the Testing of Autonomous Vehicles, Michigan, 2016

  • Date Enacted: Dec 9, 2016


This legislation governs the operation of autonomous vehicles on public roads in the state of Michigan. It allows the testing of self-driving cars without a driver in the driver’s seat and gives automakers the ability to offer autonomous vehicle ride-hailing services to the public. The regulation also states that operators will take full liability for any accident where the autonomous vehicle was at fault while using self-driving technology.

Updated April 2017

Citation: SB 996

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  • Michigan, US
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