Uber driver was watching tv show prior to fatal crash, police say
25 June, 2018, 07:39 | Author: Sue Mclaughlin
Hulu records showed that Vasquez had been watching "The Voice" for about 42 minutes.
Police observed nine video segments from the Uber's dash-cam which showed Vasquez looking down 204 times "with almost all of them having the same eye placement at the lower center console near the area of her right knee".
The Tempe Police Department released a 318-page document late Thursday that sheds new light on what likely happened when the vehicle hit pedestrian Elaine Herzberg, 49, in March as she walked a bicycle across a road in Tempe.
Uber has yet to officially confirm why the auto failed to stop when Herzberg stepped into the road, but company insiders told USA news site The Information that the self-driving software had chosen to ignore her.
Hulu provided detectives with Vasquez's "subscription ID, IP Address, Source ID, Device and Internet Service Provider that was streaming the videos", according to the report, suggesting it would know where the device was when it was streaming The Voice, although this information is redacted in the version of the report obtained by Quartz. It ended at 9:59pm, which "coincides with the approximate time of the collision", according to the report.
Dashcam footage shows her looking down, clearly not paying attention to the road.
Last month, the Uber spokeswoman said the company was undergoing a "top-to-bottom safety review", and had brought on a former USA federal transportation official to help improve its safety culture. It was the first fatal crash involving a self-driving vehicle. Instead of the system, Uber relies on the human backup driver to intervene, the report stated.
Uber has since shut down their self-driving program in the Valley. Her role - a legally required one, as per the terms of Uber's autonomous testing permit in Arizona - was to monitor the car's behavior and be ready to step in should the vehicle fail to act safely or appropriately.
Video Shows Priest Slap Baby During Baptism
The shocked congregation can be heard to gasp at the strike from the priest and the scene that was unravelling in front of them. He then attempts to console the child by grabbing the boy's face and urging him to " calm down , calm down".
Morocco own goal gives Iran second ever World Cup win
There were many injury-related stoppages during the second half and that played a part in taking away the flow of the game. Iran face Spain in their next Group B match on June 20, before playing Portugal five days later.
Ms Vasquez looked up from her phone screen about 0.5 seconds before the crash, said the report, but had been concentrating on her phone for about 5.3 seconds previously.
"She appears to be looking down at the area near her right knee at various points in the video", the report reads.
Uber driver regulations strictly prohibits operators of any kind from using any device while behind the wheel, including phones and smart watches.
In fact, the investigation revealed, Vasquez was looking down for 31 percent of the 21 minutes and 48 seconds before the crash, the report states. Former NTSB Chair Christopher Hart is now a safety consultant for Uber.
An officer who identifies himself as supervisor of the unit that investigates fatal crashes is seen asking a man who appears to be an Uber supervisor about getting video from the SUV and whether Uber's lawyers have been contacted.
The dog's owner, Megan Brainard , found the dog through a pet-finding site and she has now won $1,500 for Zsa Zsa's win. Last year's victor was a 57-kilogram gentle giant named Martha - a Neopolitan mastiff with gas and a droopy face.
Meanwhile, the mayors of about 20 USA cities gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children in the border city of El Paso. Senate and House leaders have also been trying to find a bill that would end family separations at the border.
Anways, the outlook isn't all positive for the fifth dino disaster flick in the Jurassic Park franchise heading into the weekend. In other words, it's a big budget summer popcorn movie, which is exactly what it is advertised to be.
We wouldn't swap him for anyone in terms of number nines. "There's still a long way to go", the 24-year-old said. " Even in St. The Tottenham striker bagged his third after a 61st minute shot by Ruben Loftus-Cheek hit his foot and bounced in.
Prime Day comes later than expected and TechRadar speculates the 2018 World Cup edition in Russian Federation might be to blame. Last year's Prime Day was only 30 hours, so this time you've got even extra time to land a sweet Black Friday-quality deal.
It was from Maguire's headed pass that the other Harry - Kane that is - nodded in for England's victor in stoppage time. All this being said, if you're somewhat put down by the lack of hype for the World Cup in Norwich, just go to a pub.
He lost to Italian Marco Cecchinato in the French Open quarterfinals and has made only one other semifinal in 2018. I can take away a lot of positives". "Hopefully, " said Cilic of a potential double grass-court triumph.
But the executive order, a Health and Human Services official said, doesn't at all address reuniting families already separated. Donald Trump has said he will sign an executive order ending the forced separation of children and parents at the border.
The changes came weeks after Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz announced he would leave the role in June. Additionally, it plans to cut general and administrative costs, and has hired a consultant to help in this area.
According to people .com, the pair is now visiting Priyanka's mother here, as the actress wanted Jonas to "meet her mom ". This user says Priyanka and Nick must concentrate on each other and ignore those who throw brick-brats against them.
The judge at Carpenter's trial refused to suppress the records, finding no warrant was needed, and a federal appeals court agreed. The chief justice parted ways with the court's four other conservatives, who were all in dissent.
Canada has announced it will impose retaliatory tariffs on C$16.6 billion (RM50 billion) worth of USA exports from July 1. Orrin Hatch, who opposes the auto tariffs, did the math for Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross at a hearing this month.
Luis Suarez scores to take Uruguay, Russia into Round of 16
Saudi Arabia have now failed to win any of their previous 12 World Cup matches (D2 L10), failing to score in nine of those games. In 2026 in North America, the first 48-team World Cup, there will be potentially more Arab teams than ever before.
Coutinho, Neymar score in injury time for Brazil
Neymar fired over from Paulinho's cutback and Coutinho shot straight at Keylor Navas after, again, Paulinho had teed it up. The score ended 2-0 in Friday's Group E fixture at the Krestovsky Stadium , Saint Petersburg .
Bithumb crypto-exchange loses $32m in hack
Bithumb also reported that assets are being transferred to a cold wallet while they "build up the security system and upgrade DB". This second attack in less than a month highlights the vulnerabilities faced by cryptocurrency exchanges.
IPhone users will soon be able to share location with 911
It might be off by as much as a few hundred yards, which can make a substantial difference if you're waiting for life-saving care. When multiple people are on a call, their video windows will get larger when they're speaking and shrink when they're not.
Suspect In The Killing Of Rapper XXXTentacion Arrested
For the latest news, download our app at http://bit.ly/GetALoopJM for Android; and at http://bit.ly/GetiLoopJM for IoS. He posted a picture of a tattoo he says he inked on the abdomen of rapper Kodak Black, reading "Road Runner".
Cavaliers intend to keep Love next season
He famously left Cleveland for the Heat in 2011 and proceeded to reach the Finals in four straight seasons, winning two of them. A team like the Rockets with a James Harden could be one, but until James makes a decision, it's all speculation for now.
Agony for Korea as VAR gifts Sweden victory
With the stadium's stands mostly occupied by Sweden's yellow jersey, Jo could well have felt the pressure. Which TV channels will broadcast FIFA World Cup 2018 Sweden v/s South Korea match?