When discussing liability for damage caused by automated vehicles, the focus is often on the producer of the vehicle, its owner or the user of the vehicle. The legal positions of these actors will change with the development of automated vehicle, but so does the legal position of road authorities. The liability of road authorities for damage caused by automated vehicles will be explored. An example from Dutch Tort law will illustrate the changing liability risks for road authorities and the influence of the (type-)approval on the legal position of the road authorities.
|Status||Published - 28-okt-2019|