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An Autonomous Car Blocked a Fire Truck Responding to an Emergency

An Autonomous Car Blocked a Fire Truck Responding to an Emergency

On an early April morning, around 4 am, a San Francisco Fire Department truck responding to a fire tried to pass a doubled-parked garbage truck by using the opposing lane. But a traveling autonomous vehicle, operated by the General Motors subsidiary Cruise without anyone inside, was blocking its path. While a human might have reversed …

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