CQ Magazine – March 13, 2019
No Driver, No Liability? Congress pressed to address a key concern about autonomous vehicles.
“Liability is going to look different,” says Greta M. Schultz, a Los Angeles attorney with Tyson & Mendes whose clients include companies that run ride-sharing services and are testing autonomous vehicles.
“With AV it’s going to fall not just on the manufacturer of the physical parts, but also on the people who are providing the software,” Schultz says. “There’s going to be an extra level of due diligence on their part in trying to protect people, not just from hacking but also privacy issues.”