Driverless cars being tested in New York

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At the time, the rule seemed pretty straightforward and non-controversial. But as autonomous vehicles have moved from the realm of science fiction to becoming a real thing, the law became a real roadblock.  Companies like Google and Uber have been testing the technology in other states for years.But the state budget approved in April included a pilot program to allow testing of driverless vehicles under certain strict conditions.Each vehicle must have at least $5 million in insurance coverage and have a licensed driver in the passenger seat. The companies must also pay for a State Police escort while they’re testing.

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