Autonomous ride hailing services are here – sort of.  Waymo this year launched a pilot ride hailing service using autonomous driving vehicles, and General Motors plans to test a similar service next year.  But with the launch of these services has emerged a new set of legal issues, intensified by the death of a pedestrian in Arizona after being struck by an Uber test vehicle.

Is the law ready for autonomous ride hailing services?  Cynthia Cole and Travis Thomas of Baker Botts discuss some of the gaps and unanswered questions in existing laws.

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