Canadian Journal of Law and Technology


Autonomous vehicles, AVs, law and society, personal information, privacy law


The makers of autonomous vehicles (AVs) claim that their vehicles will reduce traffic accidents by 90 per cent and save millions of lives. Although this is yet to be proven, even if these new generation cars are made to be everything that the carmakers claim, accidents will still happen. Now, as the technology is progressing, governments and scholars are trying to come up with solutions to many legal, ethical and sociological problems the AVs will bring along.