Fully automated driving may be years away, but a new EU law being debated by legislators would mandate some semi-autonomous features in new cars, such as intelligent speed assistance. And the auto industry is worried about driver backlash.
Transport ministers have agreed that all
citizens should have the same ten-year driving licence
across the EU. Despite the Dutch Presidency's efforts to reach
a compromise on the Eurovignette directive, no agreement was
The Commission plans to set up a notification procedure for all driving restrictions for heavy lorries that Member States want to introduce. It wants to ascertain their compliance with the Treaty before rather than after they are implemented.