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De verzekering van zelfsturende en afstandsgestuurde tuigen

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THE INSURANCE OF SELFSTEERING AND DISTANCE STEERED VEHICLES In this contribution, the author focuses on automated and autonomously driven vehicles and in particular on the applicable Belgian law; it is furthermore limited to road and air transport (in the civilian sphere). The author defines these vehicles in terms of the mode of transport and the mode of steering, ie remote steering, steering without a driver and completely automatic steering. Before investigating the insurance law regime, he investigates the regulatory framework relating to vehicles used on the road as well as aircraft. He gives a succinct explanation of the conventions and legislative measures in place that regulate the use and steering of these vessels from a Belgian perspective with reference to the implications of their harmonisation in Europe. In his discussion of insurance coverage, he focuses on liability insurance, since the liability that may follow from the use of automated and autonomouslysteered vehicles is more complicated and interesting than looking at mere indemnity insurance. At the moment, it does not seem as if the insurance industry foresees a huge impact in the short term. In the long term, it is being forecast that liability insurance for motor vehicles will decrease, since 90% of all accidents are as a result of human error. It is to be expected, however, that the liability will shift from the driver of the vehicle to the manufacturer and the developer of the software of the steering mechanism and so forth. The author also investigates the phenomenon of drones, which create an aviation risk. He concludes that the insurance regime relating to automated and autonomously driven vehicles does not create insurmountable problems. The insurance coverage that may be provided for damages caused by unmanned aircraft, however, is disparate and fragmented, with many loopholes, and thus does not provide proper insurance for third parties who suffer damage. The potential to have proper insurance against the damage that may be caused by drones does not currently exist.
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Drone, selfsteering, distance steered

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Bernauw, Kristiaan. 2017. “De Verzekering Van Zelfsturende En Afstandsgestuurde Tuigen.” Ed. Engela SCHLEMMER. Tydskrif Vir Die Suid-afrikaanse Reg (1): 434–454.
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Bernauw, Kristiaan. (2017). De verzekering van zelfsturende en afstandsgestuurde tuigen. (E. SCHLEMMER, Ed.)TYDSKRIF VIR DIE SUID-AFRIKAANSE REG, (1), 434–454.
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Bernauw K. De verzekering van zelfsturende en afstandsgestuurde tuigen. SCHLEMMER E, editor. TYDSKRIF VIR DIE SUID-AFRIKAANSE REG. Cape Town - Durban - Sandton: JUTA & Company Ltd.; 2017;(1):434–54.
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Bernauw, Kristiaan. “De Verzekering Van Zelfsturende En Afstandsgestuurde Tuigen.” Ed. Engela SCHLEMMER. TYDSKRIF VIR DIE SUID-AFRIKAANSE REG 1 (2017): 434–454. Print.
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In his discussion of insurance coverage, he focuses on liability insurance, since the liability that may follow from the use of automated and autonomouslysteered vehicles is more complicated and interesting than looking at mere indemnity insurance. At the moment, it does not seem as if the insurance industry foresees a huge impact in the short term. In the long term, it is being forecast that liability insurance for motor vehicles will decrease, since 90\% of all accidents are as a result of human error. It is to be expected, however, that the liability will shift from the driver of the vehicle to the manufacturer and the developer of the software of the steering mechanism and so forth. The author also investigates the phenomenon of drones, which create an aviation risk.
He concludes that the insurance regime relating to automated and autonomously driven vehicles does not create insurmountable problems.
The insurance coverage that may be provided for damages caused by unmanned aircraft, however, is disparate and fragmented, with many loopholes, and thus does not provide proper insurance for third parties who suffer damage. The potential to have proper insurance against the damage that may be caused by drones does not currently exist.},
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  editor       = {SCHLEMMER, Engela},
  issn         = {0257-7747},
  journal      = {TYDSKRIF VIR DIE SUID-AFRIKAANSE REG},
  keyword      = {Drone,selfsteering,distance steered},
  language     = {dut},
  number       = {1},
  pages        = {434--454},
  publisher    = {JUTA \& Company Ltd.},
  title        = {De verzekering van zelfsturende en afstandsgestuurde tuigen},
  year         = {2017},
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