HOW TO REGULATE SELF-DRIVING VEHICLES: LAW COMMISSIONS' RECOMMENDATIONS 


Who is responsible if a self-driving car crashes? What even is a "self-driving" vehicle and how does it differ from driver assistance technology? Who approves them as safe to use on the road? What about driverless vehicles?

These are all questions that the English and Scottish Law Commissions have been thinking about, in considering how the law will need to change to regulate self-driving vehicles. They set out their recommendations in a joint report. Read on for a summary of the key points.

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William Smith

William Smith

Partner, Infrastructure, Projects and Energy
London, UK

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Paul Hirst

Paul Hirst

Partner, Infrastructure Projects and Co-head of Transport
United Kingdom

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