Driverless vehicles may hit the UAE roads in 2021 as the nation prepares to become the first country in the world to have regulations on autonomous vehicles, a top official told WAM.
ESMA said it will issue certificates of conformity to all electric vehicles that match the requirement of the new system,
The rules, which will be laid out by the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA), set out a list of requirements needed for self-driving vehicles.
UAE authorities have announced plans to halt the entry of imported drones that fail to meet the new specifications for unmanned aerial vehicles.
New regulatory standards for commercial and recreational use of drones have been endorsed by the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology, ESMA, including a surveillance system for detecting unmanned aerial vehicles in the UAE.