Uber's distracted safety driver at fault for fatal self-driving car crash, investigators say

CNET | 11/19/2019 | Staff
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National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine Uber's self-driving vehicle involved in a fatal accident in Tempe, Arizona, in March 2018.

Government officials said the main cause of a fatal crash involving one of Uber's self-driving cars in Tempe, Arizona, was the vehicle operator who failed to monitor the road and was distracted by her cell phone. Contributing to the crash was Uber's "inadequate safety culture," said the National Transportation Safety Board.

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