- How Patchwork State Regulations Could Benefit Driverless Cars
- April 5, 2017 | Author: Michael R. Nelson
- Law Firm: Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP - New York Office
Slowly but surely, the legal landscape surrounding autonomous vehicles is beginning to take shape. Currently, 11 states have passed regulations concerning autonomous vehicles, and the governors of an additional two states have issued autonomous vehicle-related executive orders. A number of other states have legislation pending.
In their article for Law360, Eversheds Sutherland (US) attorneys Michael Nelson and Trevor Satnick discuss that while it is comforting to know that governing bodies throughout the U.S. and elsewhere are beginning to take the prospect of autonomous vehicles on our streets seriously, these laws are just the beginning of what is sure to be a laborious and highly politicized process.