– INSIDE SCIENCE, FEB 18 2015, FEAT. PROF. BRYANT WALKER SMITH:
Ninety percent of automobile accidents now involve human error. If scientists succeed in producing computer-driven cars, responsibility may shift to programming errors. In that case, who sues whom? Who is liable?
Scientists working on computer-driven cars — so-called autonomous vehicles — are dealing with issues Henry Ford never worried about, and the technology is ahead of the law.