New Roads: How Autonomous Vehicles Will Change Law and Insurance

As we speed into an era of automation in personal transportation, it is critical to gain a better understanding of driverless technology, its evolution, and its impact on daily life. In this session at RIMS 2023, David Klein, Partner at Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman, LLP, highlighted the latest adaptation to autonomous vehicle liability laws and […]

New Roads: How Autonomous Vehicles Will Change Law and Insurance

The age of the driverless car has arrived. Vehicle automation is emerging in the marketplace and may come to predominate in the next decade. In this session at RIMS 2021, David Klein of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP explains the legal and insurance implications of this shift. The argument for driverless technology is compelling. According […]

Advanced Technologies: How are They Shaping Driver Behaviors?

Autonomous vehicle technologies can improve driver behaviors and ultimately eliminate collisions. In this session at RIMS 2021, Rich Bleser, SVP – Fleet Safety and Specialty Practice Leader for Marsh Advisory shares insight into the value of advanced technologies for fleets of all sizes and demographics. Current State of the Fleet Environment With a rise in […]

Cyber Liability for Autonomous Vehicles: Data Communication and Storage

The software utilized to operate autonomous vehicles presents a unique risk. On-board sensors, collision avoidance systems and other coordinated operations can create personal data storage concerns. This session at the RIMS 2019 Conference and Exhibition featured discussions about data communication protocols, personal data storage and potential legal liabilities. Speakers included: Kellie Howard-Goudy, Shareholder, Collins Einhorn […]

Driving Insurance Forward: Insuring Autonomous Vehicle Risk

Autonomous vehicles may reduce the frequency of accidents, but they also present new liabilities. In this session at the RIMS 2019 Conference and Exhibition, Katherine Henry, Partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummins LLP, discussed the anticipated shift of liability from owner or operator to manufacturer. Coverage for Autonomous Vehicles Since the automatic transmission was introduced […]

Autonomous Vehicle Levels & Technologies

In this presentation at the PARMA 2019 Annual Risk Management Conference, Anthony Andreoni, PE, MBA, ASE, at Jensen Hughes, provided information about the latest autonomous vehicle technologies and driver-assist systems. According to SAE International, the global leader in technical learning for the mobility industry, there are currently five levels of autonomy for vehicles: Level 0 […]

Cyber Risk in the Transportation Sector

Security and cyber risks inherent to large, interconnected systems are major challenges that the transportation sector faces. This session at the NetDiligence® Cyber Risk Summit explored the unique vulnerabilities that can make underwriting in this sector complicated. Speakers included: John Barrett, Member, Enterprise Risk Manager, Bennett Bricklin & Saltzburg LLC John Farley, Vice President & […]

Preparing to Insure Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous vehicle technology is moving fast and is considered by many as an impending disruptor to auto, personal and products liability. But how imminent is the change and what will it look like? This session at the 2018 Advisen Casualty Insights Conference explored autonomous vehicle technology and the insurance market’s response. Panelists included: Elizabeth K. […]

Impact of Autonomous Vehicles and On-Demand Economy

At 2016 Philly I Day, a presentation discussed how the combination of on-demand transportation services and autonomous vehicles could impact the risk landscape in the future. The speakers were: Gerald Finley – SVP Casualty Treaty Underwriting, Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. Martin Frappolli – Senior Director of Knowledge Resources, The Institutes There are different levels of […]

Impact of Autonomous Vehicles

At the 2015 PRIMA Annual Conference, Jeff Myers and John Willemsen from Munich Re America presented a session titled, “Autonomous Vehicles: The Largest Impact to Transportation and Infrastructure”. The NHTSA classifies five levels of vehicle automation from Level 0 – no automation to Level 4 – no human intervention needed.  Most vehicles are Level 1 […]

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