𝗤𝘂𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗕𝗲𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗱 𝗔𝘂𝘁𝗼𝗻𝗼𝗺𝗼𝘂𝘀 𝗗𝗿𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝗻 𝗛𝗼𝗻𝗴 𝗞𝗼𝗻𝗴
With the city’s aim to enhance and expand the application of smart technology following the Government’s release of “Smart City Blueprint for Hong Kong 2.0”, autonomous vehicles (“AV”) have constantly been a topical issue. Technical and operational challenges aside, the legal risks involved with AVs are often unclear. In the event of accidents involving AVs, drivers, insurance companies, the injured, and even car manufacturers, would have a common question: “whose fault is it?”.
Whilst there remain a lot of uncertainties in this area, our Managing Partner Alan Chiu and Trainee Solicitor Hank Yeung, wish to highlight in this article, for discussion purpose, certain key legal issues that may be involved when operating AVs.
Please read the full article if you wish to know more.