Video Catches Driverless Uber Running Red Light

The car sped through a crosswalk outside SFMOMA just as a pedestrian stepped off the curb.

Our sister publication SF Examiner first reported Wednesday that a self-driving Uber has been spotted running a red light.

The apparent traffic violation took place at a crosswalk downtown, directly across from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Driverless cars are meant to have two passengers—both a backup driver and an engineer—both of whom seem to have neglected to hit the brakes.

Read the Examiner’s article in full here.

UPDATE: SF Examiner reports that the DMV says Uber needs to obtain permits for driverless cars.

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