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Uber Ariz. Fatality Sparks Self-Driving Car Setbacks

Law360 (March 20, 2018, 7:58 PM EDT) -- A fatal pedestrian accident in Arizona involving an Uber self-driving car will likely set back the rollout of fully autonomous vehicles as automakers and developers fine-tune the still-experimental technology to enhance safety and tackle unpredictable road conditions — and some observers worry that regulators might rush to enact binding rules following the accident.

Uber Technologies Inc. on Monday suspended its self-driving car operations in various U.S. cities after one of its self-driving vehicles, operating in autonomous mode with a human driver behind the wheel, hit 49-year-old...
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