BC Driver of Self-Driving (Autonomous) Vehicle Caught Sleeping and Charged with Dangerous Driving

*written by Vic Maan, associate with Holness and Small Law Group A 20-year-old male from British Columbia has been charged with speeding and dangerous driving after he was arrested for sleeping behind the wheel of his Telsa while it was in “Autopilot” mode.  The incident occurred near Ponoka, Alberta.  When found by police, both the…

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Self-Driving (Autonomous) Vehicles & The Law – When will they be legal in Canada?

*Written by Vic Maan, associate lawyer at Holness and Small Law Group In a recent blog post, the current status of autonomous vehicles, which are also known as self-driving vehicles, in the USA, Canada and British Columbia was discussed. While the technology for autonomous vehicles has been well developed in North America, in order for…

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Current Status of Autonomous Vehicles (Self Driving Vehicles) – When Will They Be Allowed?

The CBC News once asked the question whether Vancouver was Silicon Valley North? Since that time, the technology industry in this City has grown and boomed.  Concurrently, the technology with Autonomous Vehicles has advanced immensely. But what is the current status of Autonomous Vehicles in the USA, Canada and Vancouver? When will we be able…

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