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Waymo’s self-driving car makes headlines

Screenshots of trending videos on TikTok
driverless car Passengers reacting to the guidance of police officers.

  • Video of a self-driving car reacting to a police officer generated It has about 14 million views on TikTok.
  • In the video Waymo A passenger is heard telling the police that there is no human driving.
  • A company spokesperson said the car responded to the police officer’s instructions within 90 seconds.

A video of a self-driving car reacting to a police officer is trending on TikTok.

In a TikTok video that has nearly 14 million views, a police officer can be seen trying to steer a self-driving Waymo vehicle to the side of the road. Meanwhile, the passengers are heard laughing and trying to explain to the police that no one is behind the wheel.

“Sir, I can’t move,” TikTok user @johnnyromano3 can be heard saying in the video. “Sorry. This car can’t travel. We’re not driving.”

Johnny Romano told an insider that this was his first time self-driving car The incident occurred on April 16th in Phoenix, Arizona, and was confirmed by Romano and Waymo.

The car had already encountered the parade and police officers, Romano said, and tried to avoid it by basically going around the block, but eventually turned before the parade. The car paused when the driver called to move out of the way for another oncoming vehicle.

“I knew how to react and was essentially trying to avoid the parade,” Romano said. “When I encountered the second police officer, I decided that I needed to turn around.”

Romano said police officers weren’t mad at him because it was very clear the car was driverless. , said the caller did not answer the call until it was delivered to its final destination.

A Waymo spokesperson told Insider that the company uses advanced machine learning to teach vehicles how to react to hand signals and construction signs.

“In this particular case, the Waymo vehicle pulled sideways as desired, then made a multi-point turn, successfully exiting the blocked lane within 90 seconds of interacting with the police.” said the spokesperson.

Waymo first released this is self-driving car People can use the app to summon a car and drop it off at a destination in the city.

Romano’s story isn’t the first time police have learned how to handle self-driving cars.Earlier this month, the San Francisco Police Department Stopped the cruise unmanned taxi Headlights were not on. Waymo’s self-driving car makes headlines

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