This March 19, 2018 still image taken from video provided by ABC-15 in Arizona shows investigators at the scene of a fatal accident involving a self driving Uber car on the street in Tempe. Police in the city of Tempe said on March 19, 2018, that the vehicle was in autonomous mode with an operator behind the wheel when the woman walking outside a pedestrian crossing was hit. The incident prompted Toyota to suspends its own driverless car programme. Photo: ABC-15.com via AP

Driverless cars in need of legal brakes

The death of a female pedestrian in the United States highlights the testing road ahead for autonomous vehicles, and Hong Kong would be wise to devise a regulatory system for such transport

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This March 19, 2018 still image taken from video provided by ABC-15 in Arizona shows investigators at the scene of a fatal accident involving a self driving Uber car on the street in Tempe. Police in the city of Tempe said on March 19, 2018, that the vehicle was in autonomous mode with an operator behind the wheel when the woman walking outside a pedestrian crossing was hit. The incident prompted Toyota to suspends its own driverless car programme. Photo: ABC-15.com via AP
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