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Autonomous vehicles will change driving, insurance landscapes in Canada

Monday, October 30, 2017 @ 9:50 AM | By Sharon Bauer

Autonomous vehicles, also known as self-driving vehicles, are a reality and Canada has much to do to prepare for their arrival. All levels of government must start exploring the impact AVs will have on our roads, on the insurance industry and on citizens’ privacy.

Absence of legislation in Canada

The United States, Britain, Singapore and New Zealand are among the leading countries that have embraced AVs and created legislation to oversee their development and deployment. This new legislation provides few barriers toward the implementation of AVs...