Self-Driving Car Blocks Fire Truck Responding to an Emergency

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Posted on May 31, 2022

Self-Driving Car Blocks Fire Truck Responding to an Emergency

In San Francisco, a fire truck was blocked by a Cruise autonomous car while trying to respond to a fire. Authorities reported that there was no human driver in the vehicle who could otherwise move the self-driving car out of the way, allowing the fire truck to access the emergency. This is one of many challenges municipalities and autonomous car makers face in allowing self-driving vehicles to become a mainstream form of transportation.

“This incident slowed SFFD response to a fire that resulted in property damage and personal injuries,” city officials wrote in a filing submitted to the California Public Utilities Commission.

The fire department, as well as other city services, are concerned about the possibility of this incident happening again in the future.

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