Iowa Senate approves autonomous vehicle regulations

The Iowa Senate has approved legislation that would govern how autonomous vehicles operate in the state. By a 45-to-1 vote this week, the Senate approved Senate File 302 — which establishes laws for autonomous vehicles and sets penalties for certain infractions. State Senator Chris Cournoyer — a Republican from LeClaire — says that while roads may not be packed yet with automatic-driving vehicles, that day could be coming soon…