In many states, the AV industry and elected officials are working together to make the In many states, the AV industry and elected officials are working together to make the future of transportation a reality. When creating laws that allow vehicles with higher levels of automation to take to the roads, leadership in state legislatures is important.
On November 1st, a newly signed law will take effect in Oklahoma authorizing fully autonomous vehicles to operate under certain conditions. When enacted, Oklahoma will join other states along the important I-40 corridor that allow the deployment of AV vehicles for freight hauling and other commercial purposes.
Oklahoma State House Representative Nicole Miller and Kodiak Robotics Head of External Affairs Daniel Goff joins us to discuss how Oklahoma is taking the next step in embracing the benefits that AV technology can bring to freight trucking. In this episode, Rep. Miller will describe how she successfully brought people together to pass AV legislation critical to the future of her state.