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Sweden

Testing Infrastructure AstaZero Procedure Description The overall process to obtain a permit is as follows: The applicant first submits a letter of interest. We arrange an initialmeeting with the applicant,where we will ask them to present their plan with the trial operation and their technology. We will also inform them about the application process, the […]

Slovenia

Testing infrastructure Waiting for information by the responsible organizations for this country. Procedure description Waiting for information by the responsible organizations for this country. Organization in charge Waiting for information by the responsible organizations for this country. Contact information Waiting for information by the responsible organizations for this country. Link to procedure website Waiting for […]

Slovakia

Testing infrastructure In order to test autonomous vehicles, in some projects as Siemen’s autonomous demo electric vehicle, it has been used Slovakia Ring. Procedure description Actually there is no legal framework of what could be considered autonomous vehicles and, with it, no defined procedure in order to permit their use on public roads. Organization in […]

Romania

Testing infrastructure Romania is building an EU funded laboratory for the development of autonomous cars in Cluj. Some international companies have shown interest in the installation, that could create several employment opportunities. Cluj has been one of the most innovative cities in Romania, with some initiatives like offering a last-mile bus service in the town’s […]

Poland

Testing Infrastructure Poland is currently developing several 5G connected environments, like the 5G corridor named ‘Via Baltica’, which consists of a connected highway adapted to C-ITS crossing Poland and the Baltic Countries. In addition to this, cities like Jaworzno are taking their own initiatives in regulatory terms, creating a legal framework in 2017 for testing […]

Malta

Testing infrastructure Malta government is currently introducing the project MISAM (Malta’s Introduction of Shared Autonomous Mobility), which seeks a gradual implementation of self-driving vehicles on Malta’s roads. Introduction of level 2 (partially automated) vehicles have been achieved in the past years. The first AV to travel on public roads has been a bus developed by […]

Luxembourg

Testing Infrastructure Cross-border test bed of 215 km of public motorways and roads between Germany, France and Luxembourg (Highway A13 and A3 for Luxembourg). It includes multiple driving situations and 5G connectivity. Procedure Description A formal application has to be submitted to the Ministry of sustainable development and infrastructure in Luxembourg (MDDI) with the following […]

Lithuania

Testing infrastructure Lithuania government signed in 2018 a cooperation letter with Poland to cooperate on technical, legal and policy conditions of the cross-border connected and automated corridor Via-Baltica. In addition to this, in cooperation with Estonia and Latvia, Lithuania is creating a 5G network for this corridor. Procedure description Although a few self-driving vehicle tests […]

Latvia

Testing infrastructure Latvia has a 5G network installed, what improves the facilities to develop and test automated mobility. On the contrary, it has not been found a solid legislation that promote the testing of autonomous vehicles. Some autonomous vehicles have already been tested in Latvia. In concrete, a level 4 autonomous shuttle bus of the […]

Ireland

Testing Infrastructure Although in 2019 it was approved by the government the testing of automated vehicles on Irish roads, it has not been yet physically implemented the possibility of testing these vehicles on the streets. Government is reviewing the actual legislation to identify the areas in the Road Traffic Acts which would need to be […]

Hungary

Testing Infrastructure Public roads closed to the traffic, as M79, M7 and M70 highways may be used for autonomous driving testing if the procedure explained below is fulfiled. C-Roads project consists of a 136-km long stretch of the M1 motorway between Austria and Budapest that was selected in 2017 for C-ITS services pilot deployment. The […]

Greece

Testing Infrastructure Currently there is no dedicated testing infrastructure for automated vehicles in Greece. In previous cases, such as the CityMobil2 project, several tests regarding the automated transport system (i.e. automated vehicles and their control centre) were conducted in a restrained environment and other projects like the level 5 vehicle Iseauto, which was driving for […]

Finland

Testing Infrastructure In Finland, testing of automated vehicles (SAE levels 0–5) is allowed on all Finnish national road network. In addition to this, Finland has other facilities to test AV systems: Aurora Snowbox: winter testbed for AVs consisting of public roads, proving grounds and intelligent highways, to test vehicles in harsh weather and difficult driving […]

Estonia

Testing Infrastructure Information is not available. Procedure Description Starting from March 2017, the testing of self-driving cars is allowed on the streets and roads of Estonia. Those vehicles can be either tested on public roads or off-road. To realize those tests, it shall comply with some requirements: Self-driving vehicles classified from SAE 0 to SAE […]

Denmark

Testing infrastructure According to Denmark’s Promulgation of the Traffic Act (LBK Nº 1710), testing of EU or Denmark approved vehicle is allowed when the conditions are previously agreed with the Ministry of Transport. More detailed provisions regarding experimentation with AVs is expected to be published in the near future. From then, many project have been […]

Czech Republic

Testing Infrastructure Autonomous vehicles up to SAE level 3 are being tested in the Czech Republic. The very first autonomous car (with a human driver able to take over control in case of a need) was under operation on the motorway between Prague and Liberec in 2015. At the present, an opportunity for the testing […]

Cyprus

Testing Infrastructure No testing infrastructure exists.   Procedure Description No testing procedure exists.   Organisation(s) in Charge There aren’t any organisation involved in testing procedures.   Contact Information N/A   Link to Procedure Website N/A   Link to Documents N/A   Further Comments N/A

Croatia

Testing infrastructure Waiting for information by the responsible organizations for this country. Procedure description Waiting for information by the responsible organizations for this country. Organization in charge Ministarstvo mora, prometa i infrastrukture Contact information https://mmpi.gov.hr/ Link to procedure website Waiting for information by the responsible organizations for this country. Further comments https://cms.law/en/int/expert-guides/cms-expert-guide-to-autonomous-vehicles-avs/croatia Rimac is developing […]

Bulgaria

Testing infrastructure Waiting for information by the responsible organizations for this country. Procedure description Waiting for information by the responsible organizations for this country. Organization in charge Waiting for information by the responsible organizations for this country. Contact information Waiting for information by the responsible organizations for this country. Link to procedure website Waiting for […]

Austria

Testing Infrastructure Advanced, automated vehicles/driving functions can be tested on public roads, with a respective test permission issued by the BMK, or on proving grounds in order to carry out extensive tests for research development and validation projects. There are two test environments in Austria that can provide proving grounds as well as testing infrastructure on public […]

Portugal

Testing Infrastructure Portugal still does not have any specific regulation concerning Automated Driving tests in open roads. However, Portuguese government is working with the Spanish one to create conditions for the tests. At 10 of April 2018 was signed a memorandum between both countries about this issue. National authorities are working to evaluate the changes […]

Spain

Testing infrastructure SISCOGA4CAD test bed is a permanent ITS corridor and living-lab, established to strongly support research, development and deployment of connected and CAD functions, following a harmonized European multi-stakeholder approach, and being part of the European reference CAD Test-beds. It is dedicated to perform different FOTs and Pilots, to test and to assess from […]

Germany

Testing infrastructure There are many test sites available in Germany, some are still under construction others are already in operation. At a short glance find below a list of the well-known ones (list is not exhaustive): “Digitales Testfeld Autobahn” (DTA) on the German motorway A9. Platform mainly for communication technologies (5G). “DLR Application Platform for […]

Italy

Testing infrastructure The decree dated February 28th of 2018 by the Italian Ministry of Infrastructures and Transport, sets common standards to prepare the country for the next generation of autonomous vehicles, covering 15.000km of public motorways with high connectivity levels by 2030, in compliance with the timeline set by GEAR 2030. ANAS, a private operator […]

France

Decree on automated vehicles’ conditions of use and automated road transport systems’ commissioning Decree n° 2021-873 dated 29 June 2021 sets conditions for automated vehicles to be deployed in French roads. It covers automation levels up to fully automated systems, provided that these are under supervision of a person in charge of remote intervention and […]

Belgium

Testing infrastructure Information is not available. Procedure description Steps to be followed: Discussion with organizations in charge Complete application form, including documents Agreement on communication towards other road users After approval: inform police Allow authorities (administrations and police) to assist testing Test report after testing to discuss with authorities Documentation needed: Auditing record kept by […]

Netherlands

Testing infrastructure All public roads in the Netherlands are open for testing, after an exemption has been obtained from the Netherlands Vehicle Authority (RDW) and the relevant road operator(s) in July 2015. E.g. Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) if the testing concerns highways, and other road operators if the testing concerns urban and/or city networks. Among others RDW […]