Safety board cites Uber, distracted backup driver in fatal self-driving crash

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Safety board cites Uber, distracted backup driver in fatal self-driving crash

Investigation calls for more driver safeguards.

A US safety agency on Tuesday faulted Uber for inadequate attention to safety and decisions in the company's autonomous vehicle development in an investigation into the first-ever death involving a self-driving vehicle, which also cited the vehicle's distracted back-up driver. The National ...

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