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Self-driving cars are hitting major Sydney roads in NSW state trial

8 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

In what can only be described as awkward timing - mere hours after a self-driving Uber accident in the US lead to the death of a pedestrian - the NSW Government has today revealed that the state's first automated vehicle trials have begun in Sydney. The trial, which will still involve human supervisors and specifically seeks to test "the affects of driver assist technology", is set to last until October and follows the State's earlier tests of an automated shuttle-bus service within Sydney Olympic Park. Luxury car manufacturers such as BMW, Lexus, Audi and Tesla are conducting the trials...
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Police Chief Says Uber Might Not Be At Fault In Self-Driving Accident

Police Chief Says Uber Might Not Be At Fault In Self-Driving Accident

8 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

While we have heard various incidents of self-driving cars getting into accidents, Uber's most recent accident has to be the worst in which it struck a pedestrian which resulted in her death. Investigations are currently underway and while it might not do the concept of self-driving cars any good, it seems that Uber might not have been at fault in this case. Speaking to The San Francisco Chronicle , Tempe police chief Sylvia Moir shared her thoughts on the matter and suggested that based on her suspicions and observations, Uber might not be at fault. “I suspect preliminarily it appears...
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