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Nynke Vellinga: 'Unclear how Geneva and Vienna conventions, which govern traffic regulations in most countries, can be changed to accommodate driverless cars'

18 September 2018
Nynke Vellinga, LLM
Nynke Vellinga, LLM

The ITS World Congress kicked off in Copenhagen amid a general sense of optimism about the opportunities provided by new technologies to make public and private mobility smarter. At the same time, participants at the annual event focused on the barriers to implementation, setting the stage for five days of discussions that are expected to cover every aspect of today’s transportation revolution. With regard to the regulatory environment, Nynke Vellinga, who is doing advanced research on the legal aspects of the AV revolution at the University of Groningen, said on AutomotiveIT: 'This is ultimately a political issue.'


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