McKenna on KIRO: Driverless cars in the near future

KIRO 97.3’s Dave Ross talked with Rob about Google’s ambitions to build and sell driverless cars. Ross reported that the NHTSA “said this week that, for purposes of the regulations, Google’s software can be considered as the ‘driver’ of the car.”

Ross: “Wouldn’t that be sort of like flypaper for personal injury lawyers, considering that when you have Google as the driver, this is a driver with bottomless pockets – I mean, talk about deep pockets – and this is who lawyers go after, right?”

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