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Massachusetts is moving toward providing a regulatory framework for testing autonomous vehicles in the state. Pictured: A row of Google self-driving Lexus cars at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. (Eric Risberg/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Massachusetts is moving toward providing a regulatory framework for testing autonomous vehicles in the state. Pictured: A row of Google self-driving Lexus cars at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Boston is in the pilot stage of testing autonomous vehicles. Lawmakers are now looking at how to regulate them and the industry. While some say new legislation is needed for safety and security, critics say too many regulations could have a chilling effect.

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Zeninjor Enwemeka, reporter for WBUR's Bostonomix. She tweets @zeninjor.

This segment aired on May 18, 2017.

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