A secret weapon for self-driving car startups: Humans

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A secret weapon for self-driving car startups: Humans
A Waymo taxi (File Photo)

Passengers given a big red button.

Self-driving startups like Cruise and Pony.ai have begun testing their driverless cars in some parts of California in the past year, with an additional feature: Human operators. While there is no driver behind the wheel, the passenger seat is occupied by a safety operator who "has a red ...

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