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Source: No One Knows How Safe New Driver-Assistance Systems Really Are No One Knows How Safe New Driver-Assistance Systems Really Are Tesla's Autopilot and other automotive safety features are involved in plenty of car crashes. But thanks to spotty data, it's still not clear how many, or...

Britain moves closer to a self-driving revolution

Changes to The Highway Code will help ensure the first wave of self-driving vehicles are used safely on UK roads. government sets out changes to The Highway Code to ensure the first self-driving vehicles are introduced safely on UK roads changes clarify drivers' responsibilities in self-driving...

British experts to develop world’s first rating system for autonomous cars

Source: Wales247.co.uk The world's first rating system for the safety of autonomous cars is being developed by accident experts in Britain. Crash testers at Thatcham Research outside Reading have worked with global systems engineers, car makers and the Law Commission to draw up the safety...

Legal reforms to allow safe introduction of automated vehicles announced

The Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission (the Law Commissions) have today (26 January 2022) published their joint report, making recommendations for the safe and responsible introduction of self-driving vehicles. The report recommends introducing a new Automated...

IIHS creates safeguard ratings for partial automation

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is developing a new ratings program that evaluates the safeguards that vehicles with partial automation employ to help drivers stay focused on the road. The safeguards will be rated good, acceptable, marginal or poor. To earn a good rating, systems...

How driverless cars will change our world

Source: BBC = How driverless cars will change our world It's a late night in the Metro area of Phoenix, Arizona. Under the artificial glare of street lamps, a car can be seen slowly approaching. Active sensors on the vehicle radiate a low hum. A green and blue 'W' glows from the windscreen,...

Intelligent Speed Assistance specifications officially published

Source: European Transport Safety Council The world's first regulatory standard for Intelligent Speed Assistance technology has been published in the official journal of the European Union , the final legal step before mandatory fitment in new types of vehicle from next July. ETSC is calling...

New recommendations for a safe and ethical transition towards driverless mobility

Source: European Commission Article: New recommendations for a safe and ethical transition towards driverless mobility New recommendations for a safe and ethical transition towards driverless mobility The European Commission has published today a report by an independent group of experts on...

France takes a lead on allowing automated driving on public roads

France has become the first European country that adapted its road and traffic regulations to allow the operation of fully-automated vehicles on public rods with the decree that has been published by the French government on 1 July 2021. The decree amends road regulations to authorise testing of...

Communications Technologies and Road Safety in the 2020s - A Positioning Paper

TERMINOLOGY 3G, 4G, 5G - third, fourth, fifth generation mobile communications networks  ADAS - advanced driver assistance systems  CAM - connected and automated mobility  CAV - connected and automated vehicle  CCAV - UK government Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles  V2V, V2I,...

Project Endeavour autonomous vehicle trial heads to Birmingham

Source: Intelligent Transport Project Endeavour arrives in Birmingham this week, with the UK's second largest city hosting the next phase of autonomous vehicle trials on public roads. The trials offer the Project Endeavour partners the opportunity to refine local deployment approaches as well...

Stock take: Legal groundwork laid for self-driving cars on UK roads

Source: Autocar The UK government is developing legislation to permit autonomous cars to drive on public roads, which will address a range of issues such as insurance, liability and cybersecurity and establish a legal framework to govern driverless vehicles. Known as the Automated and Electric...

Digital Commentary Driving: The new safety technique that can help put automated vehicles on our roads

Source: BSI Download the report here New research published by BSI and sponsored by the UK's Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) contributes to global conversation on how to assess and ensure the safety of automated vehicles BSI's CAV Safety Benchmarking report proposes...

Government to allow use of “self-driving” tech on UK roads this year

Source: https://www.roadsafe.com/resources/website/?link=governmenttoallowuseofselfdrivingtechonukroadsthisyear&version=current The Government has confirmed it will legalise the use of 'self-driving' driver assistance systems before the end of the year. Under the new proposals, drivers of...

Safety Case Framework - Zenzic

The Safety Case Framework: Guidance Edition provides direction for the safe testing and trialing of connected and automated mobility (CAM) in the UK. Authored by HORIBA MIRA, TRL and WMG, and compiled by Zenzic, it aims to help trialling organisations and reviewers save time and money, with a...

UK’s CAM hub Zenzic announces new guidance for self-driving vehicle trials

Source https://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news/autonomous-vehicles/uks-cam-think-tank-zenzic-announces-new-code-of-practice-for-self-driving-vehicle-trials.html Zenzic - the public-private collaboration to promote connected and autonomous mobility (CAM) in the UK - has today announced the...

TNB takes a look into the CAM future of commercial vehicles

This week TNB caught up with Dr Richard Porter, Technology and Innovation Director at Zenzic - the organisation at the forefront of the UK's drive to a CAM future - and asked for his thoughts on the subject. What's the general picture in terms of CAM development across the UK? Over the last...

EU agrees on provisional deal on new vehicle safety standards for 2022

This week the EU agreed a provisional deal on new vehicle safety standards for 2022. One of the new requirements is to fit an overridable Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) system as standard. The ISA will support drivers to drive within the speed limit and is part of a package of vehicle safety...

Lack of understanding about automated driving is keeping Brits in the slow lane

New research shows two thirds of Brits are sceptical about automated driving, and so Bosch is planning to build trust in order to make the UK a leader in automated driving technology. Bosch’s research found that, despite significant progress made in the technology, two third of Brits remain...