Dr Nicholas Bevan

Dr Nicholas Bevan

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

DRIVERLESS VEHICLES: a future perfect?

The Autonomous And Electric Vehicles Act 2018

In the first of two New Law Journal feature articles, I comment on the Autonomous And Electric Vehicles Act 2018.  I explain why the legislation was needed and how it creates a new category of product liability.  

I ask, whether it is of much practical use for present levels of vehicle automation and those about to enter the UK market over the next decade or so.