MPs will be given a chance to learn more about the impact of autonomous driving technologies, driverless cars and their consequences for the insurance industry next week when a panel of experts presents to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Insurance and Financial Services.

In his March budget statement the Chancellor George Osborne outlined a plan to make the UK a “centre for excellence” for driverless cars.

This builds on the already operational trials in Bristol, Coventry, Greenwich and Milton Keynes; and the continued drive by motor manufacturers to make vehicles safer by including more autonomous features. Insurers have been closely involved with the trials and are working with manufacturers to understand the implications for road safety, accident frequency and liability.

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Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future. He lives in London with a single android - a temperamental vacuum cleaner - but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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