Self-driving Uber runs red light in San Francisco

Self-driving Uber runs red light in San Francisco
Google self-driving car. (Image: General Physics Laboratory via Observer, Flickr)

A self-driving Uber car was caught on camera apparently running a red light in San Francisco Wednesday.

Uber launched the fleet of self-driving Volvo SUV’s Wednesday morning, just hours before the incident.

Dashboard video from a Luxor Cab captured the Volvo apparently running the light after the taxi had stopped for the light. Just in front of the SFMOMA building.

There was also a second incident reported by Twitter user Annie Gaus Wednesday morning. She initially posted at 9:48 a.m. that she saw “a ‘self-driving’ Uber” that entered the intersection on Van Ness Avenue on a red light and nearly hit the Lyft car she was riding in.

Moments later, she posted an image out of the back window of the Lyft that showed the Uber vehicle in the intersection.

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