Trudy Harrison – 2022 Comments on Self-Driving Cars

The comments made by Trudy Harrison, the Transport Minister, on 23 May 2022.

We know that self-driving vehicles have the potential to revolutionise the way we travel, making our future journeys cleaner, easier and more reliable. But our absolute priority is harnessing the technology to improve road safety.

With around 88% of road collisions currently caused by human error, this funding will drive the introduction of new technology to improve travel for all, while boosting economic growth and highly skilled jobs across the nation.