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Self-driving vehicles


This inquiry is scrutinising the development and deployment of self-driving vehicles for use on the roads (also known as connected and autonomous vehicles).

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Monday 22 August 2022.

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Past events

Wednesday 17 May 2023
9:30am Public
Oral evidence session 17 May 2023
E-scooters: follow-up - Oral evidence
  • Rt Hon Jesse Norman MP (Minister of State at Department for Transport)
  • Anthony Ferguson (Deputy Director for Traffic and Technology at Department for Transport)
Self-driving vehicles - Oral evidence
  • Rt Hon Jesse Norman MP (Minister of State at Department for Transport)
  • Claire Wren (Director for Future Transport Systems and Environment at Department for Transport)
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Wednesday 8 March 2023
9:30am Public
Self-driving vehicles - Oral evidence 8 March 2023
  • Lisa Johnson (UK Director of Public Affairs at Starship Technologies)
  • Dr Siddartha Khastgir (Head of Verification and Validation of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles at Warwick Manufacturing Group)
  • Peter Stephens (Policy and External Affairs Director at Stagecoach)
  • Simon Morgan (Chair of Traffic Signs Panel at Institute of Highway Engineers)
  • Mr Christian Wolmar
  • Ed Houghton (Head of Research and Service Design at DG Cities)
Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 16 November 2022
9:00am Public
Self-driving vehicles - Oral evidence 16 November 2022
  • Ashley Feldman (Transport and Smart Cities Programme and Policy Officer at techUK)
  • Mark Shepherd (Assistant Director and Head of General Insurance Policy at Association of British Insurers (ABI))
  • Ben Gardner (Senior Associate at Pinsent Masons LLP)
  • Becky Guy (Road Safety Manager at Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents)
  • Professor Jack Stilgoe (Professor of Science and Technology Policy at University College London)
  • Ian Wainwright (Chair of Freight and Logistics Policy Group at Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT))
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Wednesday 26 October 2022
9:30am Public
Self-driving vehicles - Oral evidence 26 October 2022
  • Steve Gooding (Chief Executive at RAC Foundation)
  • David Wong (Senior Technology and Innovation Manager at Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT))
  • Professor Nick Reed (Founder at Reed Mobility)
  • Professor Paul Newman (Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Oxbotica)
  • Dr Alex Kendall (Chief Executive at Wayve)
Room 16, Palace of Westminster

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