Criminal Liability for Accidents Involving Self-Driving Cars: The German Experience
Shestak, V.A. & Shiryaev, A.M. (2020). Criminal liability for accidents involving self-driving cars: the German experience. Technology of the XXI century in jurisprudence: Materials of The Second International Scientific-Practical Conference (22 May 2020). Yekaterinburg: Ural State Law University.
12 Pages Posted: 23 Jun 2020
Date Written: May 22, 2020
The paper deals with the issues of criminal liability for accidents involving driver-less cars under German law. Authors give the definition of a driver-less car under the law of Germany; analyze the circle of persons brought to criminal responsibility for crimes committed with the use of a driver-less car. The issues of criminal liability of a driver-less car manufacturer are considered separately.
Keywords: criminal liability, traffic crimes, unmanned vehicle, artificial intelligence, manufacturer, negligence
JEL Classification: K14
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