The driverless-car revolution is coming to Manhattan streets in early 2018. Trials are running in Pittsburgh, Phoenix, Boston and San Francisco. But the ride of the future is not yet on the calendar for Miami, a city that needs autonomous vehicles more than any other to render its notoriously bad drivers obsolete.
Hang in there, Miami road warriors, because high-tech, self-driving cars are on the way, and Florida is beckoning with the country’s least restrictive laws regulating their operation.
“Florida is in position to be an early deployment state,” said state Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, a champion of the technology that will be highlighted at the annual Autonomous Vehicle Summit starting Tuesday in Tampa. “My goal is to have multiple rollouts in the next 24 months. It’s going to change the way we think about mobility and reshape the conversation about transportation.”
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