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Since the self- driving car was introduced, safety has been everyone’s question.

Now we have answer for it,” no car is 100% safe including Self-driving vehicles.”

According to a report; a self-driving shuttle bus in Las Vegas was involved in a crash on its first day of service.

 

The vehicle with several passengers collided with low speed; luckily nobody was injured in the incident, which city officials say the human driver of the lorry was in fault.  The shuttle is the first of its kind that being used in public roads in US.

 

The shuttle uses a system developed by Navya, a French company and its testing technology in London.

 

A day before the collision, Waymo which is owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, announced it is launching a fully self-driving fleet of taxis in Phoenix, Arizona.

 

 The Shuttle carries up to 15 people and has maximum speed of 45Km/h, but since this shuttle was designed to ferry passengers to the famous Las Vegas strip, it travels at around 25Km/h

 

The crash was a “ fender bender” a minor collision and the shuttle would be back out on the road on Thursday after some routine diagnostics tests, said Las Vegas city spokesman, BBC.    

 

According to public information officer Jace Radke; a delivery truck was coming out of an alley. “The shuttle did what it was supposed to do and stopped. Unfortunately the human element, the driver of the truck, did not stop.”   

 

In the past, a self –driving vehicles have been involved in crashes but almost all reported incidents have been due to human error.

 

Experts have said that even with these incidents, self –driving technology is already capable of making our roads significantly safer.





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