The Times reports that its reporters had reviewed 100 pages of internal Uber documents that showed the "cars were having trouble driving through construction zones and next to tall vehicles" and "Uber's human drivers had to intervene far more frequently" than their competitors. "Uber was struggling to meet its target of 13 miles between intervention" in Arizona, according to the article. Most of those vehicles need one, or often more, people in the auto to make sure everything is running smoothly.
Applicants must be legal entities equipped with mature driverless vehicle technology, and be able to provide both detailed operation and insurance plans, he said.
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But while California requires self-driving auto companies to report problems they are having, Arizona has no such requirements.
Uber says miles per intervention isn't a measure of the overall safety of its autonomous vehicle testing operations, but rather a way to track the system's improvement.
It also appears from the video that the human backup driver is looking down and is surprised when the Uber vehicle hits Herzberg.
"Waymo ... said that in tests on roads in California a year ago, its cars went an average of almost 5,600 miles before the driver had to take control from the computer to steer out of trouble", according to the paper. But as I noted Wednesday, the driver was looking down at some sort of device for about 5 seconds immediately before the crash. So as we develop self-driving technology, safety is our primary concern every step of the way. We will provide updated information regarding the investigation once it is available. "Our cars remain grounded, and we're assisting local, state and federal authorities in any way we can". Note that the actual crash is not shown, but the video gives viewers a clear picture of what took place. From the time I first saw the victim's shoes in the road there was just over a second before the auto was striking her.
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"With autonomy, the edge cases kill you, so you've got to build out for all the edge cases", Khosrowshahi said at a conference in November.
This isn't the first time Uber has had to defend its background checks. Kallman, the Uber spokesman, said the second person was in the auto for purely data related tasks, not safety.
An Uber spokesman told the Times that miles-per-intervention was not a safety measurement but instead a rate of system improvement and it could depend on how and where vehicles were operating. After its strong California results, Waymo is now testing cars in Chandler, Arizona, a Phoenix suburb, with no safety drivers.
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