Connected and Automated Vehicles

Our Connected and Automated Vehicles projects are helping establish the regulatory and operational frameworks required to realise the benefits of this emerging technology.

Latest publications and webinars

Operations of Automated Heavy Vehicles in Remote and Regional Areas
  • AP-R579-18
  • 29 August 2018
  • Research Reports
This report identifies opportunities for future use of automated heavy vehicles in regional and remote areas of Australia and New Zealand, as well as any boundaries to prevent such use. The report provides road managers and industry with direction…
Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAV) Open Data Recommendations
  • AP-R581-18
  • 23 August 2018
  • Research Reports
This report sets out the strategic context for the supply of road operator data for use by Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs) in Australia and includes recommended next steps.CAVs are anticipated to rely heavily on data from their sensors for…
Implications of Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR) Systems for Road Operators
Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR) is an in-vehicle technology which attempts to read and interpret roadside traffic signs. Vehicle manufacturers are moving towards enabling speed assistance and automated driving using TSR systems and the benefits of…

Austroads' Connected and Automated Vehicles program is working closely with key government and industry stakeholders to establish the frameworks to support the introduction of vehicles with increased level of wireless connectivity and automated driving capability . 

Link to Austroads' Connected and Automated Vehicle projects.

This map indicates where connected and automated vehicle trials are taking place and are planned in Australia and New Zealand.