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Author Anderson, James M., author.

Title Autonomous vehicle technology : a guide for policymakers / James M. Anderson, Nidhi Kalra, Karlyn D. Stanley, Paul Sorensen, Constantine Samaras, Oluwatobi A. Oluwatola.

Published Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corporation, [2014]
©2014

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Physical description 1 online resource (unpaged) : color illustration, color graphs.
Series RAND Corporation research report series ; RR-443-1-RC
Research report (Rand Corporation) ; RR-443-1-RC.
Books at JSTOR Open Access
Notes "This report results from the RAND Corporation's Investment in People and Ideas program."--Title page verso.
"RAND Transportation, Space, and Technology Program."
"RR-443-1-RC."--Page 4 of printed paper wrapper.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Ch. 1: Introduction -- ch. 2: The promise and perils of autonomous vehicle technology -- ch. 3: Current state law and legislative activity -- ch. 4: Brief history and current state of autonomous vehicles -- ch. 5: The role of telematics and communications -- ch. 6: Standards and regulations and their application to autonomous vehicle technologies -- ch. 7: Liability implications of autonomous vehicle technology -- ch. 8: Guidance for policymakers and conclusion -- Appendix: Conclusions from qualitative interviews with stakeholders.
ch. 1 Introduction -- What Are Autonomous and Automated Vehicles? -- Why Is Autonomous Vehicle Technology Important Now? -- What Decisions Do Policymakers Face? -- ch. 2 The Promise and Perils of Autonomous Vehicle Technology -- A Summary of the Social Costs of Driving -- Effects of Autonomous Vehicle Technology on Safety and Crashes -- Effect of Autonomous Vehicle Technologies on Mobility for Those Unable to Drive -- Congestion -- Potential Effects on Traffic Congestion -- Potential Effects on the Costs of Traffic Congestion -- Land Use -- Energy and Emissions Implications of Autonomous Vehicles -- Fuel Economy -- Autonomous Vehicles Might Enable Alternative Fuels -- How Will Travel Demand Affect Energy and Emissions? -- Costs and Disadvantages -- Conclusion -- ch. 3 Current State Law and Legislative Activity -- Nevada's Certificate of Compliance -- Comparison of State Legislation -- Nevada (NRS 482.A and NAC 482.A) -- Florida (Fla -- Stat -- Title XXIII, Ch -- 319, S 145) -- California (Cal -- Veh -- Code, Division 16.6) -- Washington, D.C -- (L19-0278) -- Ongoing Legislation in Other States -- Arizona (HB 2167) -- Colorado (SB 13-016) -- Hawaii (HB 1461) -- Massachusetts (HB 3369) -- Michigan (SB 0169) -- New Hampshire (HB 444) -- New Jersey (A2757) -- New York (S4912) -- Oklahoma (HB 3007) -- Oregon (HB 2428) -- South Carolina (HB 4015) -- Texas (HB 2932) -- Washington (HB 1649) -- Wisconsin (SB 80) -- Stakeholder Interviews -- Conclusion -- ch. 4 Brief History and Current State of Autonomous Vehicles -- A Brief History -- Phase 1: Foundational Research -- Phase 2: Grand Challenges -- Phase 3: Commercial Development -- State of Autonomous Vehicle Technology -- Making Sense of the World -- Integrity, Security, and Verification -- Policy Implications -- Conclusion -- ch. 5 The Role of Telematics and Communications -- A Review of the Communications Technologies Used by Autonomous Vehicles -- Commercial Wireless Services -- Dedicated Short-Range Communications -- Bluetooth -- Wi-Fi -- Stakeholder Viewpoints on Autonomous Vehicle Communications -- Spectrum Issues for Autonomous Vehicles -- Who Regulates It? -- Will Spectrum Regulation Affect the Deployment of Autonomous Vehicles? -- How Will the FCC Proceed to Make Decisions Concerning DSRC Spectrum? -- How Will the FCC Weigh Competing Claims Concerning Spectrum Use? -- Spectrum Policy Issues -- Other Autonomous Vehicle Technology Communications Policy Issues -- Distracted Driving Laws -- Developmental Standards -- Data Security -- Data Ownership and Privacy -- Conclusion -- ch. 6 Standards and Regulations and Their Application to Autonomous Vehicle Technologies -- Overview of Regulations for Automobiles -- Case Study: Air-Bag Regulation -- Current Standards and Regulations for Autonomous Vehicle Technologies -- Future Implications for Standards and Regulations for Autonomous Vehicle Technologies -- Standards and Regulations to Facilitate Human-Machine Interaction -- Performance Standards and Regulations -- Conclusion -- ch. 7 Liability Implications of Autonomous Vehicle Technology -- Tort Liability for Drivers and Insurers -- Theories of Driver Liability -- Autonomous Vehicle Technologies, Liability of Drivers, and Insurance -- Liability of Manufacturers -- The Role of Cost-Benefit Analysis -- Types of Defectiveness -- Human-Computer Interaction -- Effect of Regulation on Liability and Preemption -- Explicit Legislative Preemption -- ch. 8 Guidance for Policymakers and Conclusion -- Risks from Market Failure -- Risks from Regulation -- Risks from Liability -- Federal Statute Limiting Tort -- No-Fault Approach -- Irrebuttable Presumption of Driver Control of Vehicle -- Incorporation of Appropriate Cost-Benefit Tests in Liability Determinations -- What Principles Should Guide Policymakers? -- Policy Research Needs -- Appendix -- Conclusions from Qualitative Interviews with Stakeholders -- Bibliography.
Summary "The automotive industry appears close to substantial change engendered by 'self-driving' technologies. This technology offers the possibility of significant benefits to social welfare: saving lives; reducing crashes, congestion, fuel consumption, and pollution; increasing mobility for the disabled; and ultimately improving land use. This report is intended as a guide for state and federal policymakers on the many issues that this technology raises"--Provided by publisher.
Other author Kalra, Nidhi, author.
Stanley, Karlyn D., author.
Sorensen, Paul, 1967- author.
Samaras, Constantine, author.
Oluwatola, Oluwatobi A., author.
Rand Corporation, issuing body.
Rand Transportation, Space, and Technology (Program), sponsoring body.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Automobile industry and trade -- Technological innovations.
Automobile industry and trade -- Environmental aspects.
Automobile industry and trade.
Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780833084378 (electronic book)
0833084372 (electronic book)
9780833084392 (electronic book)
0833084399 (electronic book)
9780833083982 (paper)
0833083988 (paper)