It’s critical for our connected and automated transport future that the roads and transport industry get the basics right now, writes Mike Shackleton, Australian Road Research Board Chief Research Officer.
The driverless shuttle bus service at Sydney Olympic Park is the first vehicle in the country to interact autonomously with live traffic.
Automated vehicle technology will be tested in rural Victoria this year in the first on-road trial approved under the new Automated Driving System permit scheme.
Automated vehicles offer a plethora of potential benefits, but what infrastructure do local governments need to update to accommodate them?
A report commissioned by the Australia and New Zealand Driverless Vehicle Initiative has predicted that the driverless vehicle industry will provide Australia with a major productivity boost and a range of new employment opportunities.