Google’s self-driving car hits a public bus in California
LOS ANGELES: A self-driving car being tested by Google struck a public bus on a Silicon Valley street, a minor accident that appears to be the first time one of the tech company’s vehicles caused a crash during testing.
Google accepted at least some responsibility for the collision, which occurred on February 14 when one of the Lexus SUVs it has outfitted with sensors and cameras hit the side of the bus near the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, California.
No one was injured, according to an accident report Google wrote and submitted to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. It was posted online Monday.
According to the report, Google’s car intended to turn right off a major boulevard when it detected sandbags around a storm drain at the intersection.
The right lane was wide enough to let some cars turn and others go straight, but the Lexus needed to slide to its left within the right lane to get around the obstruction.
The Lexus was going 2 mph (3 kph) when it made the move and its left front struck the right side of the bus, which was going straight at 15 mph (24 kph).
this idea will be a disaster
sometime in the future all cars will be self driving and there will be no collisions any more
need more research in this area to avoid these kind of real-time incidents
Great achievement. The accident is only minor.
Do not entrust your life into hands of a driver less car, life is too short for such stupidities
Dont try your vehicle in India, your car will not move at all ha ha ha