Orlando's New Driverless Shuttle Involved in Crash Just Days After Launch
A driverless shuttle in Orlando, Florida crashed just two days after its launch. The incident was captured on camera by a passenger testing
Driverless Shuttle Crashes in Orlando, Florida
A driverless shuttle in Orlando, Florida crashed just two days after its launch. The incident was captured on camera by a passenger testing out the new autonomous vehicle. Fortunately, no one was injured in the minor collision with a bus. Both vehicles sustained only minor cosmetic damage.
SWAN Shuttles Launched in Orlando
SWAN shuttles, operated by Beep Technologies, have been launched in Orlando. The shuttles are available for free to both residents and tourists. The shuttle follows a one-mile, five-stop loop, transporting passengers from Lynx Central Station through Creative Village on the LYMMO Orange Line during off-peak hours.
San Francisco Launches Transportation Pilot Program
San Francisco is launching a new transportation pilot program to test the impacts of modernization and improved user experience. This comes after the city faced issues with its autonomous vehicles earlier this year, including multiple accidents and a collision with a fire truck. As a result, city officials requested a reduction of the self-driving taxi fleet by 50%. In the incident involving the fire truck, the self-driving car allegedly failed to yield to the emergency vehicle at an intersection, resulting in an accident that injured a passenger.
Concerns Raised by San Francisco Supervisor
San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin has called for a pause in the use of a particular technology until it is perfected to avoid potential harm. He expressed concerns about people getting injured or even dying due to this technology. The details of the technology and its potential risks are not mentioned in the provided content.