Who gets a ticket when there's no one behind the wheel?

The Google self-driving car maneuvers through the streets of in Washington, DC May 14, 2012.

Nissan just announced it will offer self-driving cars by the year 2020. Google is also working hard on autonomous cars. Bryant Walker Smith, fellow at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, discusses the new legal issues presented by having cars with no drivers.

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Mark Garrison is a reporter and substitute host for Marketplace, based in New York.

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