Journal of Law, Information and Science, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 1-15, 2011
18 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2011
Date Written: 2011
My commentary is restricted to two issues raised in the précis article: (a) what response might the law make to autonomous or semi-autonomous unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) on public roads; and (b) whether the use of unmanned vehicles, and especially the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), will require the laws protecting privacy to be reviewed. A further limit on my commentary is that I can speak with any confidence only on the current law in Australia and New Zealand. I comment on the possible effect of the advent of unmanned vehicles on the law in England, Canada and the United States, but beyond those countries, I regret that my knowledge is insufficient to make any meaningful commentary.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Davis, J. L. R., The (Common) Law of Man Over (Civilian) Vehicles Unmanned (2011). Journal of Law, Information and Science, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 1-15, 2011; ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 11-27. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1922896