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 company Applied Autonomy has been tested on Jelgava, carrying 11 seats for bus users and another one for an operator holding a control panel to actuate in case of any incident.

Due to law and safety provisions, it is required the presence at all the time of an operator who can take control of the vehicle when testing the vehicle.

Procedure description

There is no defined procedure.

Organization in charge

Ministry of Transport Republic of Latvia

Contact information

Ministry of Transport Republic of Latvia

Link to procedure website

Information is not available

Link to Documents

https://tech.eu/2017/06/06/latvia-autonomous-car-europe/

https://labsoflatvia.com/en/news/test-first-use-cases-in-a-5g-cross-border-mobility-testbed-in-latvia

https://www.sam.gov.lv/en/electronic-communications-0

https://eng.lsm.lv/article/economy/transport/driverless-shuttle-bus-ready-to-take-you-for-a-spin-in-jelgava.a370066/

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