Liability of Driverless Cars, Who Will Be Responsible?

A study from Columbia University┬áproposes using game theory to assign blame between lawmakers, manufacturers, and human drivers. The researchers point out that autonomous vehicles could cause drivers to grow complacent behind the wheel, much like in the Uber accident, and not pay attention to the road. If drivers know that they may shoulder some of the blame if an accident occurs, they may be more likely to pay attention while operating autonomous vehicles…