Uber terminates self-driving cars service

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The family of the victim declined to comment on the matter.

The turning point appeared to be the release by police of the video from the dashboard of the Uber showing the moments before the Volvo hit 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg at almost 40 miles per hour as she crossed a road in Tempe. The fall-out from the accident could impede the research, development, and testing of self-driving vehicles.

The fallout from the accident could stall the development and testing of self-driving vehicles, created to eventually perform far better than human drivers and to sharply reduce the number of motor vehicle fatalities that occur each year. A source told CNBC that Lior Ron, the co-creator of Otto and co-founder of Uber's tricking unit, has left the company. The cars are still at the development stage and involve a complicated system of hardware and software, which are often manufactured by suppliers outside partnership.

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Uber Technologies has reportedly settled with the family of the woman killed in an autonomous vehicle accident earlier this month.

Herzberg was pushing a bicycle while walking across a four-lane road outside a crosswalk when she was struck. Uber's backup driver in the auto appeared distracted and didn't look up until roughly the time of the collision, according to an inward-pointed video also released by police.

The video showed the vehicle cruising along a dark road when Herzberg was suddenly illuminated by the headlights and struck by the auto.

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Behind the scenes, Ducey's staff worked closely with Uber as he championed its regular service and its self-driving vehicles, allowing them to operate without permits and encouraging their testing and operation on public roads. The chip maker has been quick to point out that Uber does not use its self-driving platform architecture.

While the Uber accident may be used to advance arguments of those fearful of driverless cars, it does not change the fact that "transformative technology is coming whether we like it or not", according to Adie Tomer, a fellow at the Brookings Institution think tank in Washington.

"As we develop self-driving technology, safety is our primary concern every step of the way". Uber also stated that it was cooperating with authorities in regard to the ongoing investigation.

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Meanwhile, the tests in enclosed areas will still continue, the chief executive said.

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