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 in their road code, in the scope of European projects like AUTOCITS and C-Roads.
It is also the FABULOS project operating in Portugal, with the main objective of testing small fleets of automated vehicle on roads.
Actually, there is no clear procedure to apply for testing on Portugal public roads. procedure exists.
Organisation(s) in Charge
Ministry of Planning and Infrastructure
Link to Procedure Website
Link to Documents
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