The Victorian State Government is the latest state to trial driverless vehicles. The Road Safety Act 1986 (Vic) allows for permits to be granted to individuals or organisations who wish to participate in the trial of automated vehicles. The permits will be available based upon performance and proof of necessary insurance policies and safety management.
The NSW Government has taken an important step towards preparing the state for a future where people are no longer behind the wheel. On 10 August 2017 the Government passed the Transport Legislation Amendment (Automated Vehicle Trials and Innovation) Bill 2017. The Bill greenlights the trial of highly or fully automated vehicles, as approved by