Automated vehicles

Policy report

29 May 2018

A ground-breaking approach to driving laws in Australia will see the development of purpose-built legislation to allow an automated driving system to drive more vehicles in place of a human.

Research report

13 Dec 2017

Self-driving cars are the next technological revolution we will face in the future. These vehicles will not only need to ‘see’ the world, but will also need to communicate and work together.

Research report

4 Dec 2017

The primary purpose of this report is to summarise some of the opportunities and challenges associated with the deployment of autonomous vehicle technology. While the report was produced in a New Zealand context, the findings are lessons for all cities.

Guide

13 Nov 2017

This guideline is aimed at assisting police to enforce road traffic laws in relation to automated road vehicles.

Report

10 Oct 2017

This project aimed to identify emerging Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) and Automated Driving (AD) applications and assess their potential safety benefits for Australia and New Zealand.

Report

22 Sep 2017

This report argues that there is a substantial role for transport policymakers to engage with the public on automated vehicle (AV) technologies.

Report

11 Sep 2017

This report, looking into autonomous vehicle technology, has recommended that the federal government should facilitate and encourage trials of automated vehicles in Australia.

Guide

24 May 2017

These guidelines provide a flexible framework to encourage innovation and ensure safety when testing automated vehicle technology on Australian public roads.

Research report

14 Mar 2017

This report considers the potential impacts on vehicle registration, driver licensing and compulsory third party (CTP) insurance arrangements that might arise from the introduction of automated vehicles (AVs) in Australia and New Zealand.

The key vehicle registration issues identified revolve around vehicle standards, compliance...

Discussion paper

15 Dec 2016

The purpose of this Future Directions Paper is to provide a comprehensive overview of the regulatory environment in Victoria, how it relates to automated vehicles and our plans to make changes to the regulatory framework that will support the testing and development of highly automated...

Discussion paper

14 Sep 2016

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) enable real-time wireless communication between vehicles, roadside infrastructure, mobile devices and back-office systems. They have been developed as a way to deliver a safer and more efficient transport network that is less congested and more environmentally friendly.

C-ITS are...