Boeing 737 Max Issues are a Preview of Driverless Liability Issues to Come

Boeing 737 Max Issues are a Preview of Driverless Liability Issues to Come

The Boeing 737 Max tragedies will force us to examine liability issues between software developers, hardware manufacturers, and their human operators. These issues have ramifications for other driverless technologies.

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Ag Tech Predictions for 2018

Ag Tech Predictions for 2018

Here are my predictions for the ag tech buzzwords we'll be talking about in 2018.

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Will OSHA be an Obstacle for Autonomous Farm Technology?

Will OSHA be an Obstacle for Autonomous Farm Technology?

For the most part, as long as driverless machinery stays in the field and off of public roads, there are few regulations that prevent these new technologies.  But there are some exceptions.

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An In Depth Look at the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy

An In Depth Look at the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued its Federal Automated Vehicles Policy.  Although this policy applies solely to on-road vehicles, CNH’s recent introduction of a concept autonomous tractor suggests that NHTSA’s policy may have agricultural implications too.  This post takes a deeper look at NHTSA’s Automated Vehicles Policy.

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Case IH Autonomous Tractor: What are the Legal Hurdles?

Case IH Autonomous Tractor: What are the Legal Hurdles?

Case IH unvieled its first autonomous tractor concept.  What are the legal issues that will follow these driverless vehicles into the field?

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