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Old 22 September 2017, 05:15 PM
RichardM RichardM is offline
 
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A difference between the Republican party and the Democratic party is a reliance on civil law suits versus regulation/laws. The Republicans say that civil law suits will force manufacturers to develop safe products. The Democrats say that only regulation will do that.

That said, almost all engineers follow almost all laws in regard to their professional work. To do otherwise would invite both criminal and civil law suits.

As to considering law and the autonomous car, the IEEE has a group considering this. I am sure they are working on every thing they can. But engineers are human. Their managers however, are not.
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