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Quadriplegic finds freedom in the fast lane

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KSNV – (KSNV) Some amazing technology is putting a quadriplegic race car driver back on the road after a devastating accident nearly two decades ago.

Sam Schmidt was told he would never be behind the wheel again.

Schmidt proved everyone wrong on Wednesday. The State of Nevada issued him the nation's first autonomous vehicle restricted driver's license.

He can now drive his very own custom Corvette by tilting his head.

Schmidt thought he would never drive again until he got a call from Colorado-based technology company Arrow Electronics.

"I thought they were nuts. I'm like of course, and I said, what company is this again?" said Schmidt.

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