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WP: Self-Driving Google Car At Fault In Crash

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Mark The Droner, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. Mark The Droner

    Aug 26, 2015
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    For the first time, Google admits its autonomous car is at fault in fender-bender

    Self-Driving Google Car At Fault In Crash

    ...in Mountain View, California, one of Google's autonomous cars hit a bus.

    ...Google's self-driving vehicles have been involved in accidents before. However, all of the 17 fender-benders previously reported by the tech firm have been attributed to human drivers--either drivers of other vehicles, or Google drivers who'd taken control of a self-driving vehicle for some reason.

    On February 14, though, Google says that its autonomous Lexus RX 450h was partially to blame for the accident. That's a first.