Autonomous Vehicles: Legal and Regulatory Developments in the United States
The evolution of autonomous vehicle technology and its forthcoming widespread use have the potential for many societal benefits, including safer roads, greater economic productivity, and better fuel economy. Along with the innovations and industry growth, stakeholders in the industry will encounter a broad range of legal issues.
This Jones Day White Paper updates our prior publication regarding the legal and regulatory issues related to autonomous vehicles. It focuses on self-driving passenger automobiles and sets forth the developments in the areas of: (i) automated technology; (ii) state and federal regulations; (iii) product liability; and (iv) liability concerns related to cybersecurity and data privacy.
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