• New Legal Risks Posed by Automated Driving
  • September 7, 2016
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • 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.