Legal Current
Legal Current is a podcast from Thomson Reuters, Legal, that features information and commentary on the business and practice of law.

 

Autonomous ride hailing services are here – sort of.  Waymo this year launched a pilot ride hailing service using autonomous driving vehicles, and General Motors plans to test a similar service next year.  But with the launch of services has emerged a new set of legal issues, intensified by the death of a pedestrian in Arizona after being struck by an Uber test vehicle.

 

Is the law ready for autonomous ride hailing services?  Cynthia Cole and Travis Thomas of Baker Botts some of the gaps and unanswered questions in existing laws. 

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