Law Commission calls for ban on remote driving run from abroad

The Law Commission of England and Wales is calling for the remote driving of vehicles from abroad to be banned in the UK. While the technology exists in places like farms, and warehouses, it could also be introduced to vehicles used on the roads, such as delivery vans and rental cars. Therefore the Commission has […]

Law Commission to brief ITS (UK) members on latest remote driving issues

Members of the UK’s Intelligent Transport Systems community will get the chance to find out the latest issues around law changes to prepare for driverless vehicles, thanks to a briefing session by ITS (UK). The Law Commission is currently working on a review of the legal status around remote driving, and is consulting with Industry […]

Transport Committee to investigate development and deployment of self-driving vehicles

The Law Commission of England and Wales is seeking views on regulating remote driving on public roads, building on earlier recommendations from the Law Commission and Scottish Law Commission for reform to enable “the safe and responsible introduction of automated vehicles.” The Government has said that it is “continuing to develop a full legal framework […]


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