• A former Waymo driver has been accused of intentionally causing a collision with one of the company's self-driving vans

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    A former Waymo driver was arrested in Arizona on Wednesday and accused of deliberately causing a crash with one of the company's self-driving minivans.
    A video taken by the van, which was being operated manually at the time, showed a car swerve in front of it and brake abruptly.
    Tempe police said Tang was charged with counts of aggravated assault, criminal damage, reckless driving, and endangerment.
    Waymo described Tang as a "disgruntled" former vehicle operator who was let go last year after failing to meet its safety standards.
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  • Ex-Waymo driver accused of deliberately causing crash

    Ex-Waymo driver accused of deliberately causing crash

    6 days ago - By Chron

    PHOENIX - A man described as a disgruntled former Waymo driver has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately crashing a passenger car into one of the company's vans with self-driving capabilities near Phoenix, authorities said Thursday.
    Tempe police said Raymond Tang, 31, was booked into jail Wednesday night and is facing felony charges of aggravated assault and criminal damage, and misdemeanor counts of endangerment and reckless driving.
    Waymo officials said Tang “engaged in similar conduct, which resulted in misdemeanor charges for disorderly conduct and criminal damage against him in...
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