Law Commissions' consultation on Automated Vehicles: A Preliminary Consultation Paper

Closed 20 Feb 2019

Opened 8 Nov 2018


This is a public consultation by the Law Commission for England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission.

We are reviewing the regulatory framework for the safe deployment of automated vehicles in the UK.

We recommend that consultees read the consultation paper before responding to the consultation. A shorter summary is also available.

You can read our preliminary consultation paper here.

You can read the summary of our preliminary consultation paper here.

The background papers to our preliminary consultation paper are available here.

To start answering our consultation questions, please click on the link at the bottom of this page. Below we provide additional information to help you answer the consultation questions.

We are committed to providing accessible publications. If you require this consultation paper to be made available in a different format please email or call 020 3334 0200.   

Consultees do not need to answer all the questions if they are only interested in some aspects of the consultation.

Responses to our consultation questions can be in any format and do not need to be submitted via this online platform. However, we recommend using this online platform because it assists us to efficiently compile your answers.

If you wish to respond as a group using Citizen Space, please follow the instructions below.

  1. Click ‘go to the consultation questions’.
  2. Fill in the details of one person in your group. Please indicate that you are responding as a group.
  3. Scroll down and click ‘save and come back later’.
  4. Enter your email address.
  5. You will be sent an email with a link. Circulate this email within your group. Anyone who has the link will be able to edit the responses.
  6. Do not click submit until everyone in the group has entered their response. Once you have clicked submit, you will not be able to edit your response. Instead, click ‘save and come back later’.
  7. When everyone has entered their responses, click submit.

Responses to this consultation: We may publish or disclose information you provide us in response to this consultation, including personal information. For more information on how we consult and how we may use responses to the consultation, please see page i and ii of the consultation paper. For information about how we handle your personal data, please see our privacy notice.

For more information about this project, click here.


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