Canadian Road Safety News Digest

Toyota pauses self-driving car testing amid Uber accident probe

March 20, 2018   |   Categories: Canadian Road Safety News Digest, News

CBC News (TORONTO, ONTARIO)

Toyota Motor Corp. said on Tuesday it will pause autonomous vehicle testing following an accident in which an Uber Technologies Inc self-driving vehicle struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Ariz.

Toyota said in a statement "the incident may have an emotional effect on our test drivers. This 'timeout' is meant to give them time to come to a sense of balance about the inherent risks of their jobs."

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