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Uber told to stop self-driving in California

December 17, 2016

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Uber being a worldly famous ride-sharing company has recently stopped offering passengers with the service of self – driving cars in San Francisco just few hours it had launched its services. This offer was given by Uber along with a safety driver after booking a journey. Regulators from California came up with a warning for the company to stop it immediately or get a state permit otherwise the will have to face legal action. The firm did not immediately respond to a request to comment whereas later Uber responded to this and another report of a similar incident in the city by blaming them on "human error" and adding it was investigating what happened.

In accordance to the words of a California regulator on Wednesday, following words were given "If Uber does not confirm immediately that it will stop its launch and seek a testing permit, [the Department of Motor Vehicles] will initiate legal action." Later a blog was published on the very same day with the words of head of advanced technology – Uber known as Anthony Levandowski "We don't believe we do," adding that Uber's vehicles all had on-board drivers who could take control when necessary. - referenced a "debate" over whether the company needed a permit to operate self-driving vehicles in the state.