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Self-driving vehicles test attitudes to risk: Kemp
All transportation is fraught with risk and road transport is particularly dangerous even with a human behind the wheel (“Self-driving Uber cars kills Arizona woman crossing street”, Reuters, March 20). Every year, there are more than 6 million ...

COLUMN-Self-driving vehicles test attitudes to risk: Kemp
LONDON, March 22 (Reuters) - Uber has suspended road tests of self-driving vehicles after the first pedestrian was killed by one of its vehicles operating under autonomous computer control. Proponents of self-driving vehicles claim they would be safer ...

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Road to Zero Group Announces Eight Safety Grants
Transport Topics Online
The Road to Zero Coalition on March 20 awarded grants to eight organizations that use innovative approaches to making roadways safer. The Road to Zero initiative, a partnership with the National Safety Council, the National Highway Traffic Safety ...

Washington Post

Tempe Police release footage of fatal crash from inside self-driving Uber
The Verge
Many of these questions will be answered when more evidence is uncovered and subsequently released, something that is bound to happen as both the National Transportation Safety Board and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are in Tempe ...
Uber Video Shows the Kind of Crash Self-Driving Cars Are Made to AvoidWIRED
Police have released the first video from inside the Uber self-driving car that killed a pedestrianRecode
Video Shows Driver In Autonomous Uber Was Looking Down Moments Before Fatal CrashJalopnik
Washington Post -Forbes -CityLab -San Francisco Chronicle
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A look at some of the transportation safety rules sidelined under President Trump
A 2016 proposed rule to require new cars and light trucks be able to communicate wirelessly with each other to avoid collisions, one of the most promising technologies for reducing traffic fatalities, is languishing. The White House has moved the ...
Trump Rolls Back Numerous Transportation Safety RegulationsWNYC
AP Exclusive: Transport safety rules sidelined under TrumpYahoo Finance
Transportation safety rules sidelined as Trump focuses on profits over protecting peopleWisconsin Gazette

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Toledo Blade

Transportation Summit to focus on traffic safety
Toledo Blade
Traffic safety will be a recurring theme when Toledo-area transportation officials meet Friday morning for the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments' annual Transportation Summit, this year at The Premier banquet center on Heatherdowns ...

CTV Vancouver Island

Transportation Safety Board to probe cause of smoky WestJet flight to Nanaimo
CTV Vancouver Island
NANAIMO, B.C. - Investigators with the Transportation Safety Board are being sent to Vancouver Island to determine why thick smoke suddenly filled the cabin of a commuter plane travelling to Nanaimo, B.C.. A news release from the board says a team will ...
Transportation Safety Board investigating cause of smoke in a Westjet plane in NanaimoCHEK
Transportation Safety Board to probe cause of smoky WestJet flight in NanaimoTimes Colonist
Transportation Safety Board to probe cause of smoky WestJet flight in BCNews1130

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Self-driving cars keep rolling despite concerns after Uber crash
In January, the safety administration began soliciting comment from industry and the public on how to rewrite auto safety rules — many from decades ago — to accommodate autonomous vehicles. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao's policy guidance for ...

IEEE Spectrum

Uber's Self-Driving Car Just Killed Somebody. Now What?
The woman, Elaine Herzberg, was transported to a local hospital, where she died from her injuries. The police department will complete its full report later today. In response, Uber has pulled its self-driving vehicles off public roads in the Phoenix ...
Uber Robocar Kills Pedestrian, Despite Presence of Safety DriverIEEE Spectrum
Uber Suspends Autonomous Truck Testing After Arizona Pedestrian Death Involving CarTransport Topics Online
The First Pedestrian Has Been Killed by a Self-Driving Car. Now What?CityLab
USA TODAY -Reuters -New York Times -ABC15 Arizona
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ADOT extends voting period for safety message boards
John Halikowski, the Director of ADOT, says, "it's great to see so much engagement from the public about safe driving." According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 90% of vehicle collisions are caused by driver decisions ...

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