Driverless vehicles bill hits speed bump


A bill that that would clear the way for retailer Walmart to employ driverless delivery trucks is running into a hitch as opposition builds against the legislation.

Republican state Sen. Mike Petersen, chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, said he wouldn't move the bill without adding more safety measures and placing weight limits on the trucks that would be deployed.

Petersen asked parties on both sides of the proposal to work together to craft a compromise bill for the committee to consider.

"It is a new technology and in Kansas, we walk before we run," Petersen said in an . . .


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