Uber will resume autonomous test after a fatal crashMay 11, 2018
Tests of autonomous vehicles Uber should begin immediately after the release of the final report of the National Security Council of the movement
The company Uber plans to resume tests of its unmanned vehicles after a fatal crash involving an autonomous machine in Arizona in March this year. It is expected that the tests will begin within a few months. This is reported by The Verge with reference to the general director of Uber Dara Khosrovshahi.
The top manager stressed that the tests should begin immediately after the release of the final report of the National Security Council movement. At the same time, the internal investigation of Uber has already been completed.
Also, the company was able to negotiate with the relatives of the deceased 49-year-old Elaine Herzber and settle all the issues. As the lawyer of the injured party Christina Perez Hesano stated, “the issue was settled”.
A Uber unmanned vehicle killed a female bicyclist in Arizona on March 18. The tragedy occurred in the city of Tempe near the pedestrian crossing. At the time of the accident, the machine moved off-line. This is the first recorded case of human death as a result of a collision of an unmanned vehicle.
According to police, there was a driver in the car. However, he did not manage to take control of himself. The official cause of the accident is not yet called. The Volvo car was moving autonomously at a speed of 61 km / h. The woman suddenly jumped on the road, as a result, the system simply did not have time to react to the danger.