Autonomous vehicles—timeline
Autonomous vehicles—timeline

The following TMT guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Autonomous vehicles—timeline
  • Key developments

This timeline sets out key dates and information relating to the development in the UK and Europe of autonomous and driverless vehicles including publications and announcements from the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV).

For more information on autonomous vehicles, see:

  1. Autonomous vehicles—overview

  2. Practice Note: Autonomous vehicles—key legal issues

  3. Practice Note: Autonomous vehicles and insurance

  4. Practice Note: Autonomous and connected vehicles—data protection and privacy issues

  5. Precedent: Autonomous vehicles—training materials

Key developments

Date Type of development Summary
7 February 2020 Guidelines The European Data Protection Board publishes Guidelines 1/2020 on processing personal data in the context of connected vehicles and mobility related applications and calls for comments and feedback on the guidelines to be submitted by 20 March 2020.
25 November 2019 Press release The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) publishes its report, ENISA ‘Good Practices for security of Smart Cars’ which provides an asset and threat taxonomy for the AV ecosystem, good practices to improve the cybersecurity in AVs and the mapping of existing legislative, standardisation and policies to promote harmonisation.