Driverless cars, electric vehicles still focus of Utah lawmaker

As the demand for electric and autonomous vehicles rises, so does the number of questions as to how Utah will utilize the technology. The state’s population is expected to double by the year 2050, with 7 million expected to live in the Beehive State by 2060. This creates a demand for more efficient transportation, says Rep. Robert Spendlove (R- Sandy). Spendlove’s currently-on-hold legislation (H.B. 371) would allow driverless vehicles to be operating on Utah’s roadways in the very near future…