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UK rejects calls for ‘clearer, more stretching’ safety ambition for automated cars

Automated vehicle developers might not see a safety ambition higher than that of a competent and careful human driver for the rollout of their technology on UK roads, after the UK government rejected lawmakers' call to set a "clearer, more stretching threshold."
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Jakub Krupa

Senior Correspondent


Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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