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penalty

1
a fine imposed by law or an agreement for violation of certain laws or agreement terms.
2
a payment required for not fulfilling a contract
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The National Law ReviewHistorically individual states have been responsible for determining liability laws and now the rules for highly automated vehicles. However, this creates a coordination issue as individual states determine their own individual rules. According to the ... more »
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