driverless cars


Safe use rules for automated vehicles on British roads set out by Government

A Government consultation has set out proposals to amend The Highway Code in order to create rules on the safe use of automated vehicles on Britain's motorways. Read More

Hands-free driving to be made legal on British roads by early 2021

Government consulting on the use of Automated Lane Keeping System on Great Britain’s motorways. Read More

Preparing for the future: Road safety and occupational health in the era of autonomous cars

Giles Kirkland addresses the responsibility and decision-making capacities of Artificial Intelligence, lack of the human factor, automated traffic and whether road regulations are adjusted to self-driving vehicles. Read More

Driverless cars on British roads by 2021

Fully self-driving cars without safety drivers could be on British roads by 2021, under new plans published by the Government. Read More

Autonomous vehicles on London streets by Christmas

The DRIVEN consortium, led by software provider Oxbotica, revealed that it is to start a pilot programme, mapping the streets of Hounslow before the end of the year, following successful trials in Oxford. Read More

Autonomous driver training course launched

A British company has launched the world’s first independent autonomous driver training course. Read More

Technology ‘fuels our lives’, says Safety Director

Karl Simons from Thames Water opened Safety & Health Expo 2018 with a technology debate, which went on to discuss how the likes of Virtual Reality and drones are shaping the future of health & safety. Read More

Would you trust an autonomous car to keep you safe?

If you grew up in the 1980s, then you may have watched a television series called Knightrider. If you grew Read More

Driverless cars: who’s to blame when self-driving cars crash?

Uber crash reignites safety debate around driverless cars. The news that a woman in Arizona died earlier this week after Read More

Feature preview: Moving up a gear

In the August issue of SHP magazine, Steve Barraclough looks at the important role ergonomists and human factors specialists play Read More



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