Waymo Self-Driving, Fare-Generating Taxis Hit the Road in Arizona

Article 0 Comments Alphabet’s Waymo on Wednesday launched a significant development in its costly, decade-long quest for autonomous transportation: self-driving taxis that actually generate fares. With little fanfare, the company has begun charging passengers to use its driverless vehicles in a roughly 100-mile (160 km) zone in four Phoenix suburbs […]

Daughter of Pedestrian Killed by Uber Driverless Car Hires Lawyer

Article 0 Comments The daughter of the woman killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle in Arizona has retained a personal injury lawyer, underlying the potential high stakes of the first fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle. The law firm of Bellah Perez in Glendale, Arizona, said in a statement it […]

Liability and Legal Questions Follow Uber Autonomous Car Fatal Accident

Article 0 Comments The death of a pedestrian hit by a self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona this week could offer a test of who can be held legally responsible for accidents when a human is no longer at the wheel, legal experts said. Any litigation that arises from the accident, […]