Law Commission publishes analysis of consultation paper on Highly Automated Road Passenger Services (HARPS)

The Law Commissions’ automated vehicles team have shared the results from the second consultation on passenger services and public transport. People’s responses cover some of the new challenges and opportunities arising from HARPS (Highly Automated Road Passenger Services) like creating safety standards and remote supervision of this new service. Prominent themes include the need to balance national and local governance, the importance of access to data, and to support rather […]

PACTS Response to Law Commission Consultation Paper – Automated Vehicles

The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) has asked the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission to undertake a far-reaching review of the legal framework for automated vehicles, and their use as part of public transport networks and on-demand passenger services. This is a three-year project running from March 2018 to March 2021. As part of this review, PACTS has responded to the Law Commissions […]

House of Lords: Autonomous Vehicles Debate

Question for Short Debate 6.10 pm Asked by Lord Borwick To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the prospects for developing and manufacturing autonomous vehicles as part of the United Kingdom’s car industry. Lord Borwick (Con): My Lords, I welcome the Minister to the Dispatch Box and look forward to discussing this important topic with him. As a pillar of the insurance industry, he knows about risk, […]