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A self-driving shuttle in Las Vegas got into an accident on its first day of service

The Verge Thursday, 9 November 2017 ()
A self-driving shuttle in Las Vegas got into an accident on its first day of serviceA Las Vegas-based self-driving shuttle service celebrated its launch day by getting into an accident with a human driver, according to a news report from local Nevada broadcast station KSNV News 3. The shuttle, made by French startup Navya and owned and operated by French private transportation company Keolis, operates on a 0.6-mile loop around downtown Las Vegas offering free rides to residents. Within an hour of starting its new expanded operation today, following a two-week pilot test back in January, the shuttle hit the front end of a large delivery truck as the human driver pulled out into the street from a loading bay.

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A self-driving shuttle bus in Las Vegas got in an accident on its very first day of operation. The incident was due to "human error" after a truck failed to stop and backed into the bus. It drove up to eight passengers alongside real traffic along a half-mile route, with plans to carry 250,000 riders...

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