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Could the next car you buy drive itself? As technology for self-driving or "autonomous" vehicles improves, Florida lawmakers, transportation officials, and businesses are positioning the state as one of the leading test beds for driverless cars.

Lee County is making its own preparations, and the Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority is just one of three pilot projects in the country getting federal Department of Transportation dollars. 

Self-driving cars – are they the road to the future or pie in the sky? This week on Florida Matters we’re revisiting a discussion about the promise and the perils of automated vehicles.


Robin Sussingham

This week on Florida Matters we're revisiting our discussion about autonomous vehicles. 

Florida lawmakers say the future is right around the corner and now is the time to get prepared. This legislative session lawmakers are talking autonomous vehicles and personal delivery devices.

Self-driving cars – are they the road to the future or pie in the sky? This week on Florida Matters we’re talking about the promise and the perils of automated vehicles.