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DEFINITION AND ASSESSMENT: SUMMARY DOCUMENT

This document:

  • Clearly differentiate cars with Assisted Driving features from Automated ones, so that drivers understand they are responsible for safe driving in an Assisted Vehicle. With Automated Vehicles, which will be available from the mid 2020s, the manufacturer is liable.
  • Explains what information must be recorded and transmitted by a car after an accident so that there‚Äôs no doubt about who was driving.

  • Shows how the new types of car could be assessed and rated for insurers and consumers

Thatcham Definition and assesment summary