Last weekend, San Francisco witnessed another instance of a robocar causing disruption in civil society. Video footage of the incident shows a Waymo taxi stranded in the Nob Hill intersection of Clay and Leavenworth streets. The vehicle, with no driver on board, blocked a Muni bus from making its turn, forcing passengers to disembark. There is growing concern over robocars interfering with emergency responders, as highlighted by SF Fire Department Chief Jeanine Nicholson, who has labeled the vehicles "not ready for prime time."
This is not the first time self-driving vehicles have impeded public transit. Even worse, self-driving cars have gotten in the way of life-saving services like SFFD or SFPD in recent months. To read the complete article visit SFist -->