We hear a lot in the media about the incidents involving Teslas and autonomous cars, such as how a Cruise was stopped by police or firefighters had to break the windows of a Cruise to keep it from running over fire hoses, but we quickly forget that most of the mistakes come from human drivers. 94% of all crashes are due to human error, according to an NHTSA report.
Now here is a moment where a Cruise is driving down a one-way street correctly and suddenly a human driver turns against the one-way direction. At first, the human driver doesn’t yield, even flashing his headlights at the Cruise, before changing his mind, backing up and proceeding correctly.
This article was also published in German.