“If A Driverless Car Crashes, Who’s Liable?”

That is the question explored by NPR’s Planet Money team on a recent episode of Morning Edition (5 minutes).  Increasingly automobile manufacturers are developing cars that drive themselves.  As a result, there is an interesting legal question about whether “drivers” or auto manufactures should be held liable when such cars crash.  The worry is that if car companies are held liable, they will stop developing this technology.

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March 15, 2013 · 4:02 pm

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