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Women in Mobility: The Power of Mentorship

Watch our panel of influential women working in autonomous driving technology and mobility discuss their experiences being a mentor, receiving mentorship, the role it’s played in their careers, and tips on cultivating a mentorship. 

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Expanding our testing in San Francisco

Waymo’s story starts in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since early 2009, when we completed our first 1,000 autonomous miles across California, we’ve driven the length and breadth of the region, becoming intimately familiar with the many unique challenges of driving in San Francisco and the surrounding area.

Sharing our safety framework for fully autonomous operations

Now that we’ve opened up our fully autonomous ride-hailing service to the public, we’re also sharing in detail the safety framework that explains the processes we use to drive fully autonomously on public roads and validate the safety of our operations.

In the cab with the Waymo Driver: How trucks help advance our self-driving technology

In 2017, after nearly a decade of developing self-driving technology for passenger cars, we launched our trucking and local delivery program now known as Waymo Via. Since then, our autonomous Class 8 trucks have been tested in a wide variety of cities and environments in California, Georgia, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Utilizing the same …

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Waymo Safety Presentation

Following the release of our Safety Methodologies and Safety Readiness Determinations papers, we’ve shared a study that explores the safety of the Waymo Driver using simulated versions of real-world events. Our latest paper looks at data on fatal crashes that occurred within our operating domain in Chandler, Arizona between 2008 – 2017.