Innovations and developments in vehicle and mobile technologies are presenting a huge opportunity to tackle road safety, congestion, emissions, affordability and other transport challenges.
- Competitive landscape - Attended Competition Markets Authority (CMA) roundtables and continued engagement as it reviews block exemption regulations for new vehicle supply
- Autonomous vehicle introduction - Following our response to the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles on Automatic Lane Keeping Systems the BVRLA has been invited to represent members interests on a new Automated Vehicle Driver Responsibility in Vehicle Education Group
- Autonomous vehicle regulation - Close engagement with the Law Commission as it prepares to put its recommendations to the Government on the safe deployment and regulatory environment needed for the introduction of autonomous vehicles
- Future of Transport policy – engagement with the Future of Transport team as it reassessed its priorities post COVID and ahead of submitting our ideas for what’s required from a Rural Strategy
People are using smartphone apps to plan, book and pay for different types of journey, while connected vehicles and infrastructure promise to deliver cleaner, safer and more efficient travel.
A gradual shift from vehicle ownership to usership, particularly in urban areas, is creating a host of new shared or co-operative mobility options, including car sharing, bike sharing, ride-hailing, peer-to-peer (P2P) car rental and on-demand buses.