Are self-driving cars legal in Maryland?

I study laws and politics. While I’m aware that President Biden is pro-EV and pro-automated vehicles, I’m not sure about my home state of Maryland. Are self-driving cars legal in Maryland?

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Answer provided by
Eric Schad
Answered on Jun 14, 2022
The federal government has voiced its approval of EVs and self-driving cars but hasn’t passed any laws. Maryland has done the same. In 2017, two proposed bills failed on the House floor, meaning that Maryland has no laws supporting, prohibiting, or regulating self-driving vehicles.
In 2017, the two bills that failed concerned the testing of self-driving cars on Maryland public roads, as well as any features that would have been required on such cars. While this didn’t necessarily strike a blow to the future of self-driving cars, it may hinder them from being tested within state boundaries.
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