Mar 27, 2018

Uber barred from resuming Arizona self-drive trial

Uber has been forbidden from resuming self-driving tests in the US state of Arizona. "I found the video to be disturbing and alarming, and it raises many questions about the ability of Uber to continue testing in Arizona," wrote Mr Ducey. Uber launched its experiments in the state after being ordered to halt tests in San Francisco because it had failed to obtain a required permit. The Bloomberg news agency has reported that the Volvo cars used by Uber feature Mobileye chips and sensors, but their normal driver assistance system was disabled, according to the auto-parts' supplier. Velodyne - the firm that designed the collision-avoidance sensors that Uber employs - previously told the BBC that it was "Baffled" by the accident because its equipment was capable of seeing in the dark.

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