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Liability for Damage Caused by Autonomous Vehicles


ISBN13: 9789462368651
Published: July 2018
Publisher: Eleven International Publishing
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: £48.00



Increasingly, new automation technology is built into motor vehicles, taking over part or even all of the drivers' tasks. Who bears the risk when this new technology causes damage to individuals? Is it the owner or user of the autonomous vehicle itself or other traffic members?

Liability for Damage Caused by Autonomous Vehicles contains an assessment of how the current rules for product liability, traffic liability and fault liability could be applied to autonomous vehicles within six EU member states (viz. Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and the UK). Furthermore, this book contains a meta-legal analysis of the possible legal solutions. It identifies three solution models, which are analyzed and evaluated as to each model's pros and cons, incorporating the different arguments and perspectives in the current debate and actual initiatives and developments in the member states.

Subjects:
Road Traffic Law
Contents:
Preface
Summary
1. Introduction
Part 1 Analysis: Noncontractual Liability Rules Applied to Claims for Damage Caused by Autonomous Vehicles
2. Analysis of Product Liability Law
3. Analysis of Traffic Liability Rules
4. Hacking and Privacy Issues
5. Conclusions of Part 1
Part 2 New Ways to Regulate Noncontractual Liability for Autonomous Vehicles
6. European Added Value
7. Three Legal `Solution Models'
8. Conclusions
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