Uber Self-Driving Car in Fatal Accident Had Automatic Braking Disabled

Uber Self-Driving Car in Fatal Accident Had Automatic Braking Disabled

The National Transportation Safety Board, in a preliminary report on the March 18 incident in which an Uber Technologies, Inc. self-driving vehicle fatally struck a pedestrian crossing a road, found that both the original automaker's collision avoidance system and Uber's own emergency braking system were disabled to allow the car to operate in autonomous mode.  [5/25/18]

Search