With a burgeoning tech community, Utah is poised to capitalize on the benefits of the self-driving future.  Shuttles are already operating in the state today.    

We're very involved in trying to advance both connected vehicle technology and automated vehicle technology in the state. I think this bill is a good first step."

Small self-driving shuttles will begin traveling through Utah as the state launches a pilot to introduce the technology to residents.”

Members of the Utah State Legislature's Transportation Interim Committee toured Utah State University's Center for Sustainable Electrified Transportation last week. While there, they got a close-up look at self-driving cars, modern batteries that are capable of holding a larger charge, and zero-pollution buses that can charge themselves.

"This is an exciting time."