On the days that the accident on one of the roads of Arizona, unmanned vehicle owned by Uber, killed a pedestrian crossing the roadway. Injured woman after some time died in the hospital, and the incident forced the authorities to suspend Uber test of unmanned taxis not only in Tempo, where the accident occurred, but also in San Francisco, Toronto and Pittsburgh. Today, the Network has published the recording of the DVR installed in the car, made arrival on the pedestrian. We offer you to familiarize yourself with them.
Hitting the 49-year-old Elaine Hertzberg occurred at 22:00 local time when the road was already quite dark. The woman crossed the road in the wrong place and was pushing his Bicycle loaded with shopping bags. Published video showing the moment of impact, thus proving the fact that to react to such unpredictable appearance of man on the path of motion of the car was extremely difficult. No matter whether it is on autopilot or live driver.
The Video consists of two parts. The first shows a view of the road ahead of the vehicle, and the second captures the actions of the driver who was in the cabin and not interfering in the management of Autonomous cars. The police carefully examined the record and concluded that the autopilot and the driver-tester, it was almost impossible to respond adequately to the current traffic situation.
Not so long ago, Uber launched in the US, the testing of unmanned vehicles, which already had to be suspended because of the accident with a fatal outcome.
the new Zealand startup Kitty Hawk, which is a co-founder of Google and head of Google, Larry page, began testing its Autonomous flying taxi Cora, according to local new Zealand newspaper New Zealand Herald.