Uber’s self-driving cars back on roads less than year after fatal accident
Uber’s self-driving cars are back on the road less than a year after a fatal accident curbed the testing program.
The vehicles are back on the road in Pittsburgh for a pilot program nine months after one of its self-driving cars fatally struck a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz., according to Reuters. Pennsylvania gave Uber permission to resume testing.
Uber suspends self-driving car tests after pedestrian death
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Uber suspended all of its self-driving testing Monday after what is believed to be the first fatal pedestrian crash involving the vehicles.
Google’s latest self-driving car crash landed its test driver in the hospital
One of the worst crashes yet involving a Google self-driving car happened on Sept. 23, when another vehicle ran a red light and barreled into the passenger side of one the company’s Lexus SUVs.
Fatal Tesla crash: car not in autopilot
Tesla refuted a driver’s claim that his car was in autopilot when it crashed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike earlier this month.
Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash
Tesla is being investigated by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after a fatal crash involving the company’s Autopilot automated driving feature, which can do things like change lanes and adjust speed during highway driving for some of the company’s cars.
Autonomous vehicle crashed….by human
Testing the software of Cruise Automation, a startup developing an autopilot system, a self-driving car crashed. However it did not crash while driving by itself, rather it crashed just after the handover from the automatic system to the human driver.