New Legal Risks Posed by Automated Driving

Production Date: October 10, 2016 Practice Areas: Personal Injury and Negligence and Privacy & Cybersecurity Estimated Length: 3741 minutes


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Vehicle technology is advancing at a rapid, seemingly implausible pace, with fully autonomous driving the ultimate goal. Although fully automated driving is still years away, significant advancements in automated technology are here today. This new technology is quickly advancing, outpacing current laws and regulations. These advancements expose significant gaps in our traditional legal framework and challenge lawmakers, regulators and the courts. One area of particular note is the increased risk of vehicle cyber-attacks given the sophisticated data connections and sensors in this new automated technology. Understanding the legal implications and risks associated with automated technology is essential for all in-house counsel.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Provide an overview of automated driving technology
  2. Discuss pros/cons of automated technology
  3. Learn about the regulatory and legal barriers to adoption of automated technology
  4. Gain an appreciation of the legal implications of automated driving
  5. Examine current legal and regulatory initiatives relating to automated technology
  6. Understand how criminal and civil liability will need to be assessed in this new era of automated technology
  7. Discover how automated technology creates new risks, including litigation risks, from vehicle cyber-attack vulnerabilities

Richard R.

Wow, maybe because the subject interests me, but this is one the of BEST CLE courses I have ever taken! Presenters were great too. Thank you so much

Nicholas D.
Scottsdale, AZ

Very interesting course on this emerging technology.

Leah K.
Gibsonia, PA

Did not realize all the implications of automated driving. Very insightful!

Deborah K.
Dana Point, CA

Outstanding presentation.

Kathleen B.
Canby, OR

Fascinating topic; great presentation!!

Carolann D.
Phoenixville, PA


Richard m.
Manhattan, NY

Tandem speakers were easy to listen to and the subject matter was very interesting

Richard R.
Brooklyn, NY

So interesting. Presenters did very well. Thanks.

James M.
Queens, NY

Fantastic work!

Michael E W.
Philadelphia, PA

Incredible topic, unlimited potential

John K.
woodbury, NY

This was a very interesting presentation about a new technology area, and it was very well covered, even though much of the topic is not very settled.

Fred M.
Lewisburg, PA

The future is hardly clear!

Paul F. C.
North Aurora, IL

Amazing! Very well thought out.

Julie A. B.
Hiles, WI

Timely topic.