A new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers is calling for urgent Government and industry action to encourage the greater use of autonomous and driverless vehicles.

Philippa Oldham, Head of Transport at the Institution of the Mechanical Engineers and Lead Author of the report, said: “We need to urgently resolve legislative, technological and insurance issues to help encourage the rollout of autonomous or driverless vehicles. “The benefits to this sort of technology are huge, with estimates…