SMMT Comment: Autonomous lane keeping system announcement

18 August 2020 #SMMT News

SMMT Comment on the UK government announcement: Automated Lane Keeping System call for evidence


Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said:

Autonomous vehicle technologies, of which automated lane keeping is the latest, will be life-changing, making our journeys safer and smoother than ever before and helping prevent some 47,000 serious accidents and save 3,900 lives over the next decade. This advanced technology is ready for roll out in new models from as early as 2021, so today’s announcement is a welcome step in bringing the regulation up to speed so that the UK can be among the first to grasp the benefits of this road safety revolution.

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