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Title XXIII
MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 316
STATE UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL
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F.S. 316.86
316.86 Exemption from liability for manufacturer when third party converts vehicle.The original manufacturer of a vehicle converted by a third party into an autonomous vehicle is not liable in, and shall have a defense to and be dismissed from, any legal action brought against the original manufacturer by any person injured due to an alleged vehicle defect caused by the conversion of the vehicle, or by equipment installed by the converter, unless the alleged defect was present in the vehicle as originally manufactured.
History.s. 5, ch. 2012-111; s. 109, ch. 2012-174; s. 15, ch. 2014-216; s. 8, ch. 2016-181; s. 13, ch. 2016-239.