- Department for Transport and Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
- Part of:
- Driverless vehicles: connected and autonomous technologies, Road safety, and Road network and traffic
- 19 July 2015
Guidance on organising tests for automated vehicle technologies on public roads and in public places whilst maintaining safety.
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This document provides guidance to anyone wishing to conduct testing of automated vehicle technologies on public roads or in other public places in the UK. It provides details of recommendations for maintaining safety and minimising potential risks.
The code applies to the testing of a wide range of vehicles, from smaller automated pods and shuttles, through to cars, vans and heavy duty vehicles. See also this page on advice on legislation relating to the use of prototype vehicles on roads.
This document is an action from the pathway to driverless cars review documents which were published in February 2015.
Published: 19 July 2015