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Driverless technology needs education, says IAM RoadSmart

Road safety charity warns self-driving vehicles will not eliminate crashes

Mark Moran
26 August 2022
IAM RoadSmart is worried that most road users currently have no direct experience of self-driving vehicle technology
IAM RoadSmart is worried that most road users currently have no direct experience of self-driving vehicle technology

 

Driverless cars will not eliminate crashes as a lack of real-world testing and over-reliance on technology could lead to unsafe driving behaviours without further training. Instead, road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, is urging MPs to get the government to prioritise driver training for self-driving vehicles to keep roads safe.

The government recently outlined its plans for self-driving vehicles to be rolled out on UK roads from 2025, with some vehicles with self-driving features operating on...

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