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Uber Vehicle Reportedly Saw, Ignored Woman It Killed

Posted on May 9, 2018
Uber Self Driving Car (Photo: zombieite via Flickr)
Uber Self Driving Car (Photo: zombieite via Flickr)

The cause of the March 18 fatal crash of an Uber self-driving car appears to have been at the software level, specifically a function that determines which objects to ignore and which to attend to, The Information reported. This puts the fault squarely on Uber’s doorstep, though there was never much reason to think it belonged anywhere else.

TechCrunch article here

Related Topics: accidents, autonomous vehicles, death, driverless cars, self-driving vehicles, TNCs, Uber, vehicle technology

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