Self-Driving Vehicles. A Perspective on Ethics


  • Ionuţ Croitoru Master Student, "Ştefan cel Mare" University of Suceava, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Suceava, Romania; Teaching assistant, "Ştefan cel Mare" University of Suceava, Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences, Suceava, Romania
  • Laurenţiu Anisie Master Student, "Ştefan cel Mare" University of Suceava, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Suceava, Romania
  • Paul Andrei Zăgan Master Student, "Ştefan cel Mare" University of Suceava, Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences, Suceava, Romania



automation, autonomous, ethics, legality, morality vehicle, privacy


At the time of writing this paper there are already some implementations of autonomous vehicles. This paper approaches this subject from a different perspective by defining what automation means in other areas of transportation as well as ethical problems regarding the operation of this kind of vehicle. In the later part although of equal importance discuss the operation of the autonomous vehicle from a security and data privacy point of view. This paper tries to define autonomous vehicles by comparison with other ways of transportation which have a higher degree of automation and defines what autonomous vehicles might impact our lives and our privacy.


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How to Cite

Croitoru, I. ., Anisie, L. ., & Zăgan, P. A. . (2022). Self-Driving Vehicles. A Perspective on Ethics. European Journal of Law and Public Administration, 9(2), 74-87.

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