Matthew Avery

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Layering on extra electronic driver aids doesn’t necessarily improve safety. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The EU’s proposal for the introduction of mandatory speed limiters in all cars seems on the face of it a sensible one. Many cars on sale already have,(...)

“Fully automated vehicles that can own the driving task from A to B, with no need for driver involvement whatsoever, won’t be available for many years to come,” said Matthew Avery of Thatcham research.  “Until then, drivers remain criminally liable for the safe use of their cars.” Photograph: Concept 26

We need to stop calling current electronic driver aids “autonomous” or “self-driving” because it is building up driver expectations of such systems to(...)