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Uber develops technique to predict pedestrian behavior, while new documents are released about last year's accident

TechXplore - Tue 12 Nov 19

In years to come, self-driving vehicles could gradually become a popular means of transportation. Before this can happen, however, researchers will need to develop tools that ensure that these ...

Self-driving Uber in fatal crash did not know people could jaywalk

The Independent - Wed 6 Nov 19

Vehicle had failed to properly identify pedestrian, National Transportation Safety Board concludes

Uber in fatal self-driving crash had software flaws, US agency says

ABC Science - Wed 6 Nov 19

The company's autonomous test vehicles have been involved in 37 crashes over the prior 18 months, US agency the National Transportation Safety Board reveals as ...

Software behind self-driving Uber crash didn't recognize jaywalkers

TechXplore - Wed 6 Nov 19

An Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman last year in Arizona failed to recognize her as a pedestrian because she was jaywalking, US transport regulators said Tuesday.

Self-Driving Uber Car Involved in 2018 Crash Didn’t Understand Jaywalking

Extremetech - Thu 7 Nov 19

Volvo Cars and Uber join forces to develop autonomous driving cars Uber faced serious questions in 2018 when one of its experimental autonomous ...

How terrible software design decisions led to Uber’s deadly 2018 crash

Arstechnica - Wed 6 Nov 19

NTSB says the system "did not include consideration for jaywalking pedestrians."

NTSB Investigation Into Fatal Autonomous Uber Accident Finds Guidance Software Flaws

HotHardware - Wed 6 Nov 19

A National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report outlines findings in its investigation into a fatal accident with an Uber autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian. As part of its investigation, ...

Serious safety lapses led to Uber’s fatal self-driving crash, new documents suggest

The Verge - Wed 6 Nov 19

Image: ABC 15 Uber did not have a formal safety plan in place at the time when one of its self-driving cars killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona, last year, according to a trove of ...

Uber self-driving car involved in crash had no system to identify jaywalkers - Roadshow

CNET Cutting Edge - Wed 6 Nov 19

New documents released by the National Transportation Safety Board shed light on the fatal crash in Arizona last year.

Uber self-driving car involved in fatal crash couldn't detect jaywalkers

Engadget - Wed 6 Nov 19

Uber's self-driving car that struck and killed a pedestrian in March 2018 had serious software flaws, including the inability to recognize jaywalkers, according to the NTSB. The ...

Uber in fatal crash had safety flaws say US investigators

BBC Technology - Wed 6 Nov 19

US safety investigators found Uber's self-driving test car wasn't programmed to react to jaywakers.

NTSB Finds Uber Self-Driving Car in Fatal Crash Saw Victim, But Wasn't Programmed to Handle Jaywalkers

Gizmodo - Tue 5 Nov 19

Federal investigators have determined an Uber self-driving car that killed 49-year-old pedestrian Elaine Herzberg in Tempe, Arizona in March 2018 lacked programming to either recognize or respond ...

In review of fatal Arizona crash, U.S. agency says Uber software had flaws

Reuters Technology - Tue 5 Nov 19

An Uber self-driving test vehicle that struck and killed an Arizona woman in 2018 had software flaws, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday as it disclosed the company's autonomous ...

Uber test vehicles involved in 37 crashes before fatal self-driving incident

Reuters Technology - Tue 5 Nov 19

Uber Technologies Inc's autonomous test vehicles were involved in 37 crashes in the 18 months before a fatal March 2018 self-driving car incident, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ...