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BVRLA response to Law Commission consultation on Autonomous Vehicles
The Department for Transport has published a new report estimating that self-driving technology will be present in 40% of all new UK car sales by 2035, with a total market value of £41.7 billion.
Members will have the opportunity to help shape the future about a topic that will have a far-reaching impact with a say on the Law Commission’s consultation on autonomous vehicles.
The Government is considering the future regulatory environment for autonomous vehicles and the BVRLA needs to hear more views from members.
The BVRLA has submitted a response to a call for evidence from the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles on the safe use of Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS) on GB motorways.
Zenzic (formerly Meridian) has updated its UK Connected and Automated Mobility (CAM) Roadmap to 2030, having received input from 117 'CAM Creators' from across the UK.
The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) is consulting on any potential legislation or regulation it needs to put in place to support the introduction of Automated Lane Keeping Systems, which can take control of a vehicle at low speeds, keeping it in lane on motorways.
BVRLA response - Law Commission - Automated Vehicles: Consultation Paper 2 on Passenger Services and Public Transport
This consultation was the second from the Law Commission who have been tasked to review the regulatory framework for the safe deployment of automated vehicles in the UK. The second consultation relates to the regulation of highly automated road passenger services (HARPS).
The BVRLA will this year host its first Future Mobility Congress on 4 July. This one-day event replaces the previous Fleet Technology Congress and will include expert analysis and debate giving members and guests vital insight to inform their business strategy.
The BVRLA has submitted a formal consultation response welcoming the review into how UK law should change to ensure the safe use and operation of automated vehicles.
The BVRLA welcomes the review into on how UK law should change to enable the safe use and operation of automated vehicles. BVRLA members are typically the legal owner of the vehicle and do not have day-to-day operational control of the vehicle. Therefore, we welcome legal clarity on the way the automated vehicle is operated and controlled by the customer, as well as on those responsibilities which the legal owner or supplier would be accountable for.
Government has published guidance on trialling automated vehicle technologies in public and is inviting views and comments to inform any required changes.