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This Practice Note considers the following data protection, privacy and security issues arising in connection with the use of autonomous and connected vehicle technology:
Declaration of Amsterdam
Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS)
General Data Protection Regulation
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
For more information about other key legal issues arising in connection with this technology, see Practice Notes: Autonomous vehicles—key legal issues and Autonomous vehicles and insurance, and for a summary of key dates and information, see: Autonomous vehicles—timeline.
See also Precedent: Autonomous vehicles—training materials.
Modern vehicles already feature a range of external communications systems such as satellite navigation, in-car entertainment and emergency assistance. The development of autonomous vehicles over the next decade is likely to broaden the extent of these systems and vastly increase the amount of data being generated and processed. Vehicles will need to be equipped with systems that enable them not only to communicate with other vehicles but also with apparatus installed as part of the road network such as junction signals and speed limits.
Specifically, connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) may collect and transmit data in relation to:
the vehicle itself, including its location, performance, failures, driving or parking offences and accidents
the vehicle’s environment, including the state of the roads, surrounding vehicles, nearby amenities, and data from connected or intelligent road infrastructure
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