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National Cooperative Highway Research Program Legal Program

NCHRPLEGL publications offer expertise and insights from a range of perspectives designed to spur thoughtful discussion. These publications include evidence-based consensus study reports of committees of experts; presentations from NCHRPLEGL members and other experts; and NCHRPLEGL Perspectives offered by individual experts.

Publications by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program Legal Program (listed by most recent release)

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Legal Requirements for State Departments of Transportation Agency Participation in Conservation Plans (2017)

Primer on Patentability and Use of Ideas Developed by Contractors Performing Work for State and Federal Transportation and Local Planning Agencies (2017)

Liability of State Departments of Transportation for Design Errors (2017)

Summary of Federal Law Restricting Use of Highway Safety Data in Tort Litigation (2016)

Liability of Transportation Entity for the Unintentional Release of Secure Data or the Intentional Release of Monitoring Data on Movements or Activities of the Public (2016)

Takings and Mitigation (2016)

A Look at the Legal Environment for Driverless Vehicles (2016)

Liability of Design-Builders for Design, Construction, and Acquisition Claims (2015)

Permissible Changes in Scope of Work for Construction Contracts (2015)

Due Diligence for Insurance Coverage in Transportation Construction Contracts (2015)