Some estimates suggest connected autonomous vehicles(CAVs)will be in use on our roads by mid-2020s. Australian TransportMinistershave tasked the National Transport Commission to ensure an end-to-end regulatoryframework is in place by 2020. CAVsoffer potential benefits in terms of increased safety(more than 90% of road traffic crashes currently are caused by human error), and by increasing access to mobility for those who currently cannot use motor vehicles independently. They also offer additional social, economic and environmental benefits to the community.1Various Mobility as a Service(MaaS) offerings already exist (e.g. ride-sharing), with introduction of CAVs likelyto growthese further. MaaSprovides ‘travelers with access to the full mobility ecosystem’2as well as ’personalised mobility solutions that make use of this wide range of mobility options’.3MaaS users access an online applicationfor‘end-to-end trip planning, booking, electronic ticketing, and payment services across all modes of transportation, public or private.
|Type||Submission received for Issues Paper on Human Rights and Technology (AHRC)|
|Number of pages||22|
|Place of Publication||AHRC website|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
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- connected autonomous vehicles
- regulatory frameworks