Uber suspends self-driving program after driverless car hits and kills pedestrian

ΤΣΕΚΑΡΕ ΤΙΣ ΤΕΛΕΥΤΑΙΕΣ ΠΡΟΣΦΟΡΕΣ ΜΑΣ ΚΑΝΟΝΤΑΣ ΚΛΙΚ ΕΔΩ
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Author: Sasha Lekach

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An Uber vehicle in autonomous mode reportedly hit and killed a pedestrian early Monday morning in Tempe, Arizona. In reaction, Uber has suspended all self-driving cars in its pilot programs.

Local news reports say a woman was walking outside of a crosswalk when she was hit. She was taken to a hospital where she died. 

Uber’s CEO and communication team posted on Twitter about the incident, but the company did not provide further detailsABC15 reported the vehicle was in autonomous mode with a driver behind the wheel.

Some incredibly sad news out of Arizona. We’re thinking of the victim’s family as we work with local law enforcement to understand what happenedhttps://t.co/cwTCVJjEuz

— dara khosrowshahi (@dkhos) March 19, 2018 Read more…

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