Autonomous vehicle crash rates alarm insiders

By Brian Turner, InsideOttawaValley, August 23, 2019 While driverless vehicle technology is still in its infancy, industry insiders are raising the alarm bells over fleet testing on public roads. Recently a former Uber exec went public with his opinions on the risks of high mileage testing, which he states involves collisions at rates higher than human pilots. This, he said endangers other motorists and pedestrians alike. With the U.S. federal government currently considering legislation to cover autonomous vehicles, Robbie Miller — a former Uber operations manager — is calling for a rethink on safety standards.

"I want to make the road safer," said Miller, in a recent interview with Autonews.

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