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In The Not So Far Off World Of Self-Driving Cars, Who’s Responsible If There Is A Wreck?

Published on Feb 19, 2016 at 2:47 pm in Uncategorized.

Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wrote to Google and advised that in self-driving cars  Google’s software, not the human passenger, is considered the driver of the vehicle.  This naturally leads to the question of who’s responsible if there’s a wreck and the self-driving car is at-fault.  Is Google responsible?  Is the human passenger?  Right now no one seems to know.  For more, check out the Washington Post’s article on the subject: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2016/02/17/the-big-question-about-driverless-cars-no-one-seems-to-have-an-answer-to/

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