Human drivers in UK won’t be liable for accidents when vehicle is self-driving

Manufacturers operating self-driving vehicles in the UK will be liable for a vehicle’s actions when in autonomous mode, according to the country’s new roadmap to achieve a widespread rollout of self-driving vehicles by 2025. The British government unveiled the roadmap over the weekend, announcing $119 million in funding for AV projects and an additional $41 […]

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This is one way to sell them I suppose! And good - if a self driving car is responsible in an accident the manufacturer should be held liable :icon_twisted:

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Will this just make a supervised self-driving mode instead of self-driving just for the sake of liability?

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Unless some govts ban them? Which they might if they think it’s just a way to get around it…