Allowing non-physical guided transport modes to be authorised by a Transport and Works Act order

May, 2022
Our response to a DfT consultation seeking changes in planning legislation to allow for the use of non-physical guidance systems in orders made under the Transport and Works Act. Non-physical guided transport modes could include simple sensor systems to detect road markings and direct a vehicle or more complex guidance systems such as those that read the surrounding environment to direct a vehicle.
Consulting body: 
Department for Transport