Just ask! Viewer Okello Mickey Emmanuel in Kampala, Uganda wants to know how autonomous cars avoid crashes.
Experts said that based on the video the self-driving Uber vehicle should have noticed the pedestrian crossing the road. The accident was the first death caused by an autonomous vehicle.
The governor of Arizona has suspended Uber from testing its self-driving cars on public roads in the state. The move follows a fatal crash last week that killed a 49-year-old pedestrian.
The US ride-hailing company has said it is halting its pilot program for driverless cars after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology hit and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona on Sunday.
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