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Safe and Equitable Implementation of Autonomous Vehicles – A Conversation on Public Health Action


On December 13, from 9:00 a.m. – Noon, the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden are convened a first-of-its-kind gathering to focus public attention on how to promote deployment of autonomous vehicle technology in ways that provide the greatest social benefits through a focus on safety and equity. The event featured an open forum bringing together key thought leaders who will discuss vehicle technology and Vision Zero –zero accidents and emissions – as public health interventions, ethical and legal issues, and implementation considerations that can help realize the desired social benefits.

Experts who participated in the event include: