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Motor Vehicles: Brakes

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 210126, tabled on 13 October 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will create incentives to increase the take-up of cars equipped with autonomous emergency braking.

Answered on

20 October 2014

The Government has no current plans to incentivise the adoption of this technology. The Department for Transport and has not undertaken specific research regarding its potential benefits but continues to support the uptake of safer vehicles through the provision of objective advice to vehicle purchasers through its membership of Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme).