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Insurance for robot driven vehicles? Not likely

by merrybrown / December 13, 2006 2:03 AM PST

Standard insurance policies for any type of vehicle follow the
1. owner then the
2.driver. The driver gets rated for tickets, accidents and years of experience. Those items are collected (or verified) by the DMV.
I don't think the robots will pass that little hurdle.
It is more likely that these vehicles will be insured by the people assembling them. For example the Stanford veh. will probably be insured by the Universities own insurance program, but likely for liability purposes only.

BOL Insurance agent.
Merry Brown

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