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Can I be Held Negligent if My Self-Driving Car Causes an Accident?

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by Amy Levine
Insurance Journal
April 20, 2015

Amy Levine's article,"Can I be Held Negligent if My Self-Driving Car Causes an Accident?" was published in the Insurance Journal on April 20, 2015.

From the article... 

"On the topic of automation, Frank Lloyd Wright said, 'If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the bush-button finger.'

It is safe to assume that Mr. Wright had no idea how true his words would ring or how far technology would come.

In late May 2014, Google announced a new prototype for its self-driving car fleet that would have no steering wheel, gas  or break pedals, thus 'designed to operate safely and autonomously without requiring human intervention'"

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