Friday, March 23, 2018

Video released of Uber self-driving crash that killed woman in Arizona


Self driving cars are a bad idea whether the man in the car was asleep or not.
  Man still to be Mann and control our cars.
The Guardian reports video of the first self-driving car crash that killed a pedestrian showed how the autonomous Uber failed to slow down as it fatally hit a 49-year-old woman walking her bike across the street. 

The newly released footage of the collision that killed Elaine Herzberg in Tempe, Arizona, on Sunday night has raised fresh questions about why the self-driving car did not stop when a human entered its path and has sparked scrutiny of regulations in the state, which has encouraged testing of the autonomous technology.
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