B.C. bans self-driving vehicles on its roads

Earlier this month, changes to B.C.’s Motor Vehicle Act quietly came into effect, prohibiting the use of fully automated self-driving vehicles.

The new legislation restricts someone from driving Level 3 or higher automated vehicles, as defined by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), and also prohibits the use of features that cause a vehicle to operate as a Level 3 or higher automated vehicle…

“These new regulations will keep people safer on our roads,”” said Rob Fleming, Minister of Transportation, in a statement that announced the updated legislation.

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