The story of über and proofs of their autonomous cars through different States of the United States could be worth to write a book. Because according to the American State authorities lacked any permission to carry out had to leave San Francisco highways (State of California) to the firm. In a first time from the company is tried to get to an agreement, but the authorities not is it allowed and is had that go to Arizona.
However, do not have taken long to return to San Francisco since already autonomous of the brand are circulating again by their means the Ford Fusion. In this case, instead of testing without a human driver cars will be occupied by a driver to monitor what happens while the tests are carried out. However, instead of testing of auto driving über cars have returned to carry out other tasks that are also necessary.
The signing of Travis Kalanick has reported that, on this occasion, its autonomous cars are only present in California to take data and gather useful information to improve their work in car driving. With them, they want to create their own database on State Highway maps as well integrated into the artificial memory that allows cars to drive autonomously.
So über has been able to return to the roads of San Francisco, in the firm have had to compromise with the authorities of the State of California, which shall not engage any autonomous driving test. The way chosen to bring to practice this commitment is that Uber has been able to register five autonomous vehicles but had to disconnect their car driving systems.
This California ensure that cars registered by über only are dedicated to tasks of measuring and cartographic data. In addition, the American State has informed you signature if requested relevant permissions they would be willing to open their roads back order to complete its tests with autonomous cars.
Source – über