Nevada Public Safety; Vehicles; Watercraft

Sec. § 482A.100
Adoption of regulations to authorize operation and testing; requirements.


The Department may adopt regulations relating to the operation and testing of autonomous vehicles on highways within the State of Nevada which are consistent with this chapter and do not impose additional requirements upon the operation and testing of autonomous vehicles.


A regulation adopted pursuant to subsection 1 shall not become effective until at least 180 days after the regulation is adopted by the Department.


The regulations adopted pursuant to subsection 1 may:


Require that an autonomous vehicle or automated driving system be certified to comply with the requirements of this chapter by the manufacturer of the autonomous vehicle, the manufacturer or developer of the automated driving system or an autonomous vehicle certification facility licensed pursuant to paragraph (c) before it may be operated on a highway within this State;


Include provisions relating to license plates for and the registration of autonomous vehicles and the licensing and training of drivers that do not conflict with this chapter or unreasonably impede the testing and operation of autonomous vehicles in this State; and


Provide for the licensing of autonomous vehicle certification facilities.

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Feb. 5, 2021