Waymo Reaches 1 Million Driverless Miles

Since Waymo’s driverless robotaxi service began in Phoenix, Arizona, in 2018, the Google sister company has now reached a milestone. One million miles (1.6 million kilometers) were driven by Waymo robotaxis on public roads without a driver on board.

In the process, according to Waymo.

  • Made more than 1 million left turns;
  • Navigated 1.5 million (through traffic signals) unprotected intersections;
  • Navigated 2.3 million traffic signals;
  • 33% of miles traveled at speeds between 36-45 miles per hour (58-72 km/h);
  • Encountered 732,000 bicyclists;
  • and drove 0 hours distracted.

This article was also published in German.

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