19 April 2019 | 9 minutes.

Automated vehicles are NOT the answer

Suzanne Hoadley
Senior Manager at the Polis network of cities and regions for transport and innovation

Suzanne Hoadley, Senior Manager at the Polis network of cities and regions for transport and innovation

Do you think automated vehicles are just going to come onto the market and solve our mobility problems? It’s much more complex, POLIS explains:

Vehicle automation is possibly the most talked about development in the transport domain in recent decades. Headlines are not confined to the transport specialised press; they are widespread in the general media too. If you were to believe everything you read and heard about vehicle automation, you would be forgiven for thinking that driverless vehicles will be on our roads in the next 5-10 years and they will solve the main transport problems of congestion and safety. Is it so simple? POLIS does not believe so.

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