NTC Policy Paper sheds light on CAV accident injury insurance regulatory reform

The National Transport Commission’s (NTC) recently released a policy paper on motor accident injury insurance and automated vehicles and sets the scene for future regulatory reform to herald the introduction of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) in Australia. This post examines key themes raised by the policy paper and their impact on the near and medium-term future of CAV regulation. Read more

Who is liable when a connected and autonomous vehicle crashes?

In March 2018, a pedestrian in Arizona was struck by a self-driving Uber vehicle during a vehicle test. An Arizona prosecutor recently found Uber not criminally liable for the incident, though little detail was given for the decision (see our blog post, here). Once CAVs are on the roads and self-driving, liability is expected to … Read more

Inquiry into Automated Mass Transit

Following a five month inquiry into automated land-based mass transit, House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities released its Innovating Transport Across Australia Report in March that in essence recommends the Government needs to lead the transport revolution. The purpose of the inquiry was to report on current and future developments in … Read more