Action needed on the Autonomous Vehicle START Act
Autonomous vehicles will significantly increase the independence of millions of blind Americans, but we need a law to ensure the successful and safe operation of these vehicles. Fortunately, the U.S. Senate has the opportunity to pass the AV START Act. Our Senators must work to bring this bill to the floor and pass this legislation immediately; it will positively affect the lives of so many blind people.
Please contact your Congress persons to promote and pass the bill. Call the capital switchboard at 202-224-3121 and ask to speak with your state senators. To learn more about the Act read this article.
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