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Posted in Current News,Self-Driving Car Accidents,Tesla on June 12, 2018

Consumers Union has called on Tesla to improve the safety of its “Autopilot” driver-assist system and to publicly release the detailed data behind the company’s safety claims. Tesla has acknowledged that this technology was engaged at the time of the spring 2018 fatal self-driving car crash in California of a Tesla “X” model killing its… read more

Arizona’s Autonomous Vehicle Testing Suspended By Uber

Posted in Current News,Self-Driving Car Accidents on May 24, 2018

Effective May 23, 2018, Uber has decided to stop its self-driving car program in Arizona,  and  has announced that all of its test drivers have been terminated. The news was first reported by the Arizona Republic. The decision follows the death of a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, who was struck by an Uber vehicle in autonomous… read more

Uber’s March 2018 Fatal Pedestrian Crash Raises Safety Questions

Posted in Current News,Self-Driving Car Accidents on April 3, 2018

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey sent Uber Technologies Inc. a strongly worded letter on March 26, 2018, after the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a driverless SUV earlier in the month. The governor described what he called “unquestionable failure to comply” with safety procedures. In the letter, which was addressed to Uber Chief… read more