Author: emmanorthey

ADVANCED, AUTOMATED AND ELECTRIC VEHICLE LAW

You are cordially invited On the evening of Wednesday 27 March, Temple Garden Chambers will be holding a launch event in London to celebrate the publication of Alex Glassbrook’s new book, Advanced, Automated and...

E-SCOOTERS AND E-SCOOTER LITIGATION

As an AEV law blog, we have covered a number of developments in automated vehicle law, and even remote driving. This article focuses on the ‘E’ in AEV. It summarises the history of the...

MOT CHANGES TO COVER AUTOMATED AND ELECTRIC VEHICLES

On 18 January 2023 the Department for Transport launched a consultation on changes to the MOT test, with proposals to update testing requirements to cover electric and automated vehicles. The MOT test was introduced...

THE ROAD AHEAD: COULD UK INSURERS’ CLAIMS AGAINST AUTOMATED VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS BENEFIT FROM A REGIME AKIN TO THE NEW EU PRODUCT LIABILITY DIRECTIVE?

Guest contributor Daniel West (Partner and Head of Product Liability at HF) considers how the European Commission’s revised Product Liability Directive could change how insurers approach claims against automated vehicle manufacturers if we were...

CAM 2025: THE SHAPE OF THE TRANSPORT BILL

“What safeguard remains? Apparently only day-to-day – or perhaps year-to-year – opportunistic measures, a long sequence of small, correct decisions.” John von Neumann, Can We Survive Technology? (1955) Results Day The announcement, when it...

APP EMPLOYMENT ISSUES IN THE GIG ECONOMY

The (legal) press has, in recent months, reported on claims concerning the employment status of those working in the gig economy. This section of the labour market is characterised by the exchange of work...