Uber Has received permission from Pennsylvania to re-test its independent cars, Reuters reported for the first time.
A spokesman for Ober told TechCrunch that the giant on board the flight had received a letter of authorization from the Transportation Department of Pennsylvania, explaining that the company had not yet resumed its own driving operations.
Uber stopped testing self-driving cars yet Fatal accident In Tempe, Arizona, in March this year, killing one of the pedestrians. A Uber self-contained SUV, accompanied by a safety driver, was heading north when a woman collided and was taken to the hospital where she later died as a result of her injuries.
Investigators later Specify The driver, Rafaela Vasquez, looked down on a phone 204 times during a 43-minute test, according to a 318-page police report issued by Tempe Police Department.
Following the incident, Ober halted all AV testing operations in Pittsburgh, Toronto, San Francisco and Phoenix.
From now on, Uber will test its own cars more cautiously, according to the recently released Uber safety Report. The company will require two staff to be in the front seat of their vehicles at all times, automatic braking is enabled and safety personnel are monitored more rigorously.
Ober, which began developing its independent vehicle fleet in 2015 and began testing the following year, began secretly Foot For the initial public offering two weeks ago. The company, which is currently valued at $ 72 billion, is expected to be valued at $ 120 billion by early next year.