Category: Driverless Cars

June 18, 2013

California, Florida and Nevada pass laws allowing testing of driverless cars,  Michigan is not far behind Driverless cars may sound like something out of the Jetsons.  But believe it or not, these automated, self-driving vehicles are here. Right now. Google has a self driving car, and several other automakers have been working on prototypes of …

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May 7, 2013

Auto accident attorney discusses crash liability in the future world of driverless cars If you could see me now, behind my computer while typing out this post, I would raise my coffee cup to you and drink a toast to my own obsolescence.  How wonderful it will be, hopefully in my children’s lifetime, when the …

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March 14, 2013

There are more than 1,700 fatalities and 840,000 injuries yearly due to vehicle crashes off public highways. – NHTSA And until driverless cars make roads safer, it’s on us to make safety a priority. NHTSA Traffic Safety Campaign It’s so very tragic that traffic incidents are a leading cause of death and injury for kids …

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March 11, 2013

What if cars could drive themselves? It’s the stuff of science fiction. Except, that it’s likely to be a reality in only the next couple of years. Here is Eric Schmidt, former executive chairman of Google, interviewed by Daniel Franklin, executive editor of The Economist and editor-in-chief of “The World In…” publication, at The Economist’s …

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December 14, 2012

Exploring the issues involved in automotive product liability cases Many lawyers think product liability cases involving cars in some states, such as Michigan, are essentially dead.  But every year, there are defective seat belt cases, airbag cases, rollover and tire cases and other cases that are caused by defective and unsafe cars – not by …

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