Insurers urged to seize 'opportunity' as driverless cars hit UK roads

17 Feb 2015

BLM motor partner Ruth Graham has spoken to Post Magazine about the topical issue of driverless cars, following a review by the Department for Transport (DFT).

"Ruth Graham, motor partner at law firm BLM, told Post insurers should view the trial of driverless cars and the potential impact as a positive development.

"During the trial stage of the technology an instructor must be in the driverless car to take control if something goes wrong. Graham said it is not clear at this stage who will provide the instructor - the manufacturer or an outside company - but was confident that this would be a potential benefit for insurers..."

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