- The company released the number after The Associated Press reported that Google had notified California of three collisions involving its self-driving cars since September, when reporting all accidents became a legal requirement as part of the permits for the tests on public roads.
- The director of Google’s self-driving car project wrote in a web post that all 11 accidents were minor — “light damage, no injuries” — and happened over 1.7 million miles of testing, including nearly 1 million miles in self-driving mode.
- “Not once was the self-driving car the cause of the accident,” wrote Google’s Chris Urmson.
Google acknowledges 11 accidents with its self-driving cars
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