UK Hopes for Driverless Cars by 2021

by Admin on March 9, 2018

Post-Brexit, the UK’s Treasury aims to boost the economy through technological advances in driving technology. The Chancellor has announced plans for driverless cars by 2021, but before the cars can hit the road there will be a three-year period where the law regarding road rules will be examined.

The program will test the driverless cars in challenging and hostile situations. The law will need to be adjusted since it will no longer be the responsibility of the human behind the wheel but a shared responsibility between human and computer.

UK Roads Minister, Jesse Norman, mention other issues the government has to take under consideration including, criminal law, protection for road users and the role of driverless cars in public transport.

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UK Hopes for Driverless Cars by 2021
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UK Hopes for Driverless Cars by 2021
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Before driverless cars can take the road in the UK they must be submitted to a three-year law review.
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