Connected / Autonomous Vehicle Resources

Self-Driving Car
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Looking for interesting and helpful resources on autonomous vehicles? Here are some starting points.

Canadian Laws

  • Ontario Automated Vehicles Pilot Project Regulations, O Reg 306/15. Provides for a regulatory scheme for testing automated vehicles on roads in Ontario. Among other things, a driver must be present in the vehicle and the vehicle must be equipped with technology allowing the driver to turn the automation on and off.

Canadian Research

  • The Ontario Connected Vehicle/Automated Vehicle (CVAV) Program is a public-private partnership among the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure and Ontario Centres of Excellence. Website.
  • The Ontario Government’s InvestinOntario website pushes hard on Ontario as the place to be for connected car and autonomous vehicle research.