By Paul Homewood
Well, I suppose it could have been an accident!
A driverless shuttle bus has crashed less than two hours after it launched in Las Vegas, after it stopped to avoid a collision and was ‘grazed’ by a delivery truck.
Police say no injuries were reported in the crash between the self-operating vehicle and a semi-truck.
According to Las Vegas officials, the self-driving shuttle did ‘what it was supposed to do’ in efforts to avoid the accident once its sensors detected the oncoming threat – but, while the shuttle stopped, the delivery truck did not
Officials had hosted an unveiling ceremony just hours earlier to promote the program.
This morning, the City of Las Vegas Twitter account wrote: ‘”Look Ma, no driver!” We’re launching the nation’s first self-driving shuttle geared for the public in #DTLV at 10am!’
The oval-shaped NAVYA Arma fully electric shuttle can transport up to…
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