That the Joint
Standing Committee on Road Safety (Staysafe) inquire into and report on
driverless vehicle technology in New South Wales with particular reference to:
1. The capacity
of driverless vehicle technology to deliver improved road safety outcomes
including a lower road toll, and fewer accidents and injuries to drivers,
pedestrians and other road users.
extent to which current road safety policies and regulations in NSW anticipate
the introduction of driverless vehicle technology, including driverless heavy
vehicles, and any regulatory and policy changes which will be required.
preparedness of NSW road safety regulators to meet the challenges extended by
driverless vehicle technology.
experience of other jurisdictions in Australia and overseas in adopting and
adapting to driverless vehicle technology.