Government representatives Say self-driving Uber to Not Recognize the SUV Jaywalking pedestrian In Fatal crash

Government representatives Say self-driving Uber to Recognise SUV Jaywalking pedestrian In Fatal crash

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The self-driving Uber SUV, struck a pedestrian-Elaine Herzberg on March 18, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz.

Tempe police Department via AP


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The self-driving Uber SUV involved in a deadly crash that killed a Tempe, Ariz., To not recognize the woman in the last year, it was not developed as a jaywalking pedestrian, and braking system, to avoid an impending collision, the released after a Federal report this week.

The conclusions, which were published by the National Transportation Safety Board, before the Nov. To discuss 19 meeting in Washington, DC, called, the cause of the crash and safety recommendations.

The self-driving car hit and killed 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg on March 18, 2018, as they went on the road with your bike outside of the crosswalk.

According to the NTSB report, the SUV had designed a “fusion” of the three-sensor systems — radar, lidar and camera to detect an object and determine its trajectory. But the system could not determine whether Herzberg, a pedestrian, car or Bicycle. It is not also able to guess, on your way.

“The system design is also a consideration for jaywalking pedestrians,” the report said.

At 1.2 seconds before the fatal crash, the system identifies Herzberg, how to move a Bicycle in the path of Uber, but since it was too late to brake safely and avoid collision.

The Uber-SUV, the Volvo XC90 has been looked after by Rafaela Vasquez. The Tempe police had previously determined that Vasquez was watching an episode of the voice, in the operation of the test vehicle, according to The Arizona Republic.

Uber said that he regrets the collapse, took Herzberg ‘ s life and is committed to “the further prioritization of safety.”

“We appreciate very much the thoroughness of the NTSB investigation into the crash and issued to review their recommendations once the NTSB board meeting later this month,” the company said in a statement.

Tempe crash has been calls to increase the regulation of the testing of self-driving vehicles.

“We hope that Uber has cleaned up his act, but without binding standards for self-driving cars, there will always be companies out there that skimp on safety,” Ethan Douglas, senior policy analyst for the Consumer Reports, said in a statement quoted by the Associated Press. “We need an intelligent, strong safety rules for self-driving cars reach their life-saving potential.”

Released on Fri, 08 Nov 2019 03:57:31 +0000

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