Thomas J. Simeone was interviewed regarding driverless cars. While such
cars have the potential to reduce accidents by reducing human error, computers
are not perfect and the accidents that do happen will be much more complicated.
Potentially responsible parties will include car and computer manufacturers
and the cases will deal witih more complex issues than whether a driver
was paying attention, such as computer manufacturing and software glitches.
You can read the article containing Mr. Simeone's comments on the subject here: