Senate Driverless-Car Bill Further Jeopardized by Pedestrian Death

Prospects for the AV Start Act were already shaky. But after the first pedestrian fatality caused by a driverless car, the wheels may be in danger of coming off entirely.

Cars go by the scene Monday near where a pedestrian was stuck by an Uber vehicle in autonomous mode late Sunday night in Tempe, Ariz.
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