Disability and Automation: The Promise of Cars that Automate Driving Functions
24 Pages Posted: 12 Apr 2019
Date Written: 2018
Automated vehicles present tremendous possibilities for people with disabilities. They also have the potential to open new legal challenges for antidiscrimination law, tort liability, and privacy considerations. The initial discussions of these vehicles have pointed out their potential significance for people with disabilities, while largely ignoring what they might mean for disability law. This Article sets out first steps on the inviting road ahead for people with disabilities as users of automated means of transport.
Keywords: Disability Law, Automated Vehicles
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