JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP & THE LAW
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Steering (or Not) Through the Social and Legal Implications of Autonomous Vehicles

Steering (or Not) Through the Social and Legal Implications of Autonomous Vehicles

The National Safety Council estimated 38,300 people were killed on U.S. roads in 2015, and 4.4 million were seriously injured.  This marks the deadliest driving year since 2008, with an 8% increase in vehicle fatalities from 2014 to 2015.  Aside from the obvious emotional cost of these deaths to society, the NSC calculated that wage and productivity losses, medical expenses, administrative expenses, employer costs and property damage amounted to $412.1 billion.   This Comment will take a survey-style approach to analyzing the implications of autonomous vehicles.

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