Alcona CountyAlger CountyAllegan CountyAlpena CountyAntrim CountyArenac CountyAutomative NewsBaraga CountyBarry CountyBay CountyBenzie CountyBerrien CountyBranch CountyCalhoun CountyCass CountyCharlevoix CountyCheboygan CountyChippewa CountyClare CountyClinton CountyCrawford CountyDelta CountyDickinson CountyEaton CountyEmmet CountyGenesee CountyGladwin CountyGogebic CountyGrand Traverse CountyGratiot CountyHillsdale CountyHoughton CountyHuron CountyIngham CountyIonia CountyIosco CountyIron CountyIsabella CountyJackson CountyKalamazoo CountyKalkaska CountyKent CountyKeweenaw CountyLake CountyLapeer CountyLeelanau CountyLenawee CountyLivingston CountyLuce CountyMackinac CountyMacomb CountyManistee CountyMarquette CountyMason CountyMecosta CountyMenominee CountyMidland CountyMissaukee CountyMonroe CountyMontcalm CountyMontmorency CountyMuskegon CountyNewaygo CountyOakland CountyOceana CountyOgemaw CountyOntonagon CountyOsceola CountyOscoda CountyOtsego CountyOttawa CountyPresque Isle CountyRoscommon CountySaginaw CountySanilac CountySchoolcraft CountyShiawassee CountySt. Clair CountySt. Joseph CountyTuscola CountyVan Buren CountyWashtenaw CountyWayne CountyWexford County

GM remembers Cruise autonomous autos after left-turn crash



GM recalled all 80 of its Cruise division’s autonomous check autos this week to carry out a software program replace stemming from an accident involving one among its self-driving testbeds in June. The Cruise car was working in driverless mode and tried to make a authorized, unprotected left flip when a rushing car touring in the other way circumvented stopped visitors by utilizing a right-turn-only lane, putting the Cruise car within the intersection. Occupants in each autos had been handled for minor accidents. 

“The police report discovered, amongst different issues, the ‘social gathering at most fault’ for the collision was the opposite car, which was ‘touring within the … proper flip solely lane at a velocity that was better than is cheap or prudent having due regard for the security of others on the roadway,'” GM’s recall documentation mentioned. “Nonetheless, in an abundance of warning and in accordance with its security practices and insurance policies, Cruise carried out sure mitigation measures, together with disabling unprotected left turns from the fleet, and lowering the ODD to a smaller geofence. Since releasing the brand new software program replace on July 6, 2022, Cruise has regularly reintroduced UPLs in its fleet.”

“Throughout its investigation, Cruise met with NHTSA a number of occasions, offering updates and analyses of the topic crash and the ADS habits, in addition to explanations of subsequent steps and mitigation measures, as famous above,” it continued. “Cruise offered data to NHTSA that, through the incident, Cruise AV’s reflexive planner characteristic acknowledged a front-end collision threat created by a rushing car, which moderately indicated that it could take a proper as a result of it was in the appropriate hand flip lane. The Cruise AV stopped to keep away from the collision threat and create a path for the opposite car. The Cruise AV needed to determine between two completely different threat eventualities and selected the one with the least potential for a critical collision.”

GM has since re-enabled unprotected left-turn performance and with the brand new software program replace, ought to be higher ready to deal with surprising (and on this case, unlawful) driver behaviors in comparable eventualities. All 80 Cruise autonomous check autos are owned or leased by GM and its Cruise unit, so no buyer autos have to be addressed. 

Associated Video

Oh hi there 👋
It’s nice to meet you.

Sign up to receive awesome content in your inbox, everyday

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Oh hi there 👋
It’s nice to meet you.

Sign up to receive awesome content in your inbox, everyday

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Oh hi there 👋
It’s nice to meet you.

Sign up to receive awesome content in your inbox, everyday

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button