08 June 2021

Autonomous driving: From vision to reality – German Autonomous Driving Act comes into force

Now that the Bundestag passed the Autonomous Driving Act on 20 May 2021 and the Bundesrat gave its approval on 28 May 2021, the law will come into force within the next few weeks. In doing so, Germany is creating the world’s first legal framework for autonomous vehicles on public roads. Thus, driverless vehicles are being brought out of research and into everyday life.

This GSK Update summarises the Autonomous Driving Act and provides a brief outlook on its impact.

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