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KQED: California DMV & CPUC Pump the Brakes on Cruise Driverless Taxis in San Francisco

Source: KQED

It’s the end of the road for one driverless vehicle company in San Francisco. At least for now.

On Tuesday, the California DMV announced that it suspended autonomous vehicle deployment and driverless testing permits for Cruise because of an early October incident in which a pedestrian was seriously injured.

The DMV said it was lifting Cruise’s permits indefinitely due to safety concerns and because the company failed to disclose full details of the Oct. 2 collision at 5th and Market streets.

... Assemblymember Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, said he’s taken a Cruise ride and found it to feel safe but supports the DMV’s decision.