Autonomous driving authorized in France from 2019

News of the 03/04/2018

France will change its legislative framework and will allow experiments on autonomous vehicles on French motorways in 2019 under certain conditions.

President Emmanuel Macron presented last Thursday the French strategy on artificial intelligence. Among all the announced measures, the legislative framework will evaluate to allow to test the autonomous vehicles of level 4 (almost total autonomy) on the certain French motorways and if the metrological conditions allow it.

For Emmanuel Macron, the fatal accident of Uber does not question the future of autonomous vehicles considered as the future of the road environment.