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The Transport Select Committee is scrutinising the development and deployment of self-driving vehicles for use on the roads (also known as connected and autonomous vehicles).
The government has set out changes to The Highway Code to ensure the first self-driving vehicles are introduced safely on UK roads.
The Law Commission has published a joint report on automated vehicles (AVs), setting out recommendations on their safe and responsible introductions.
In anticipation of vehicles with automated driving functions being introduced to UK roads next year, guidance has been published on how such vehicles should be marketed to ensure drivers understand the features and where intervention may be required.
The BVRLA has responded to the Government’s consultation on the rules on safe use of automated vehicles on British roads ahead of the Automated Lane Keeping Systems consultation, due out later this year.
The BVRLA has submitted a response to the safe use rules for automated vehicles
The Government has set out how vehicles fitted with Automated Lane Keeping System technology could legally be defined as self-driving if they receive GB type approval and there is no evidence to challenge the vehicle’s ability to self-drive.
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.