Fifty-fourth Legislature

Second Regular Session


HB 2060: autonomous vehicles; safety features; prohibitions

Sponsor:  Representative Kavanagh, LD 23

Committee on Technology


Prohibits a person from overriding an autonomous vehicle.


A person is prohibited from driving or moving a motor vehicle, tow truck, trailer, semitrailer or pole trailer unless: 1) the equipment on the vehicle is in good working order and adjustment as required by law; and 2) the vehicle is in a safe mechanical condition that does not endanger the driver, passengers, or another person on the highway (A.R.S. § 28-981).

Motor vehicle is defined as a self-propelled vehicle or a vehicle that is propelled by the use of motor vehicle fuel (A.R.S. § 28-101).

Vehicle is defined as a device in, on or by which a person or property is or may be transported or drawn on a public highway (A.R.S. § 28-101).


1.    ☐ Prop 105 (45 votes)	     ☐ Prop 108 (40 votes)      ☐ Emergency (40 votes)	☐ Fiscal NoteProhibits a person from overriding the safety features of a fully or partially autonomous vehicle by doing any of the following:

a)    Modifying the vehicle's computer program;

b)    Mechanically modifying the vehicle; or

c)    Placing any physical device, including a weight, on the vehicle.



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