UK Motor Focus: Automated lane keeping tech could cause insurers’ claims costs to spiral

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With the liability for autonomous vehicles placed at the doorstep of insurers, Insurance Times explores how the recent government consultation on automated lane keeping technology could prove to be a headache for insurers amid a growing list of safety concerns

Defining ALKS’s level of automation and any potential safety red flags is important for the insurance sector, as the AVEA dictates “that victims of a collision involving an automated vehicle (AV) will receive compensation from the vehicle’s insurer in the same way as they would from the insurer of a conventional vehicle”.

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