Google Inc. Co-Founder Sergey Brin revealed on Wednesday that one of Google's self-driving cars met with another accident last week. This totals to 12 accidents in the last 6 years, while covering 1.7 million driverless miles.
Just last month, the Internet giant had confirmed that their driverless cars were involved in a total of 11 accidents, and the 12th one yesterday was a fender bender that occurred when the car was at a traffic light.
Brin defended their cars and went on to say that all of these accidents were caused by human error. He made this statement during the company's annual shareholder meeting.
Chris Urmson, director of Google's self-driving program, also had also defended the self-driving cars in his blog post last month, saying that the cars were hit from behind at traffic lights and highways most of the time. Fortunately no one has been injured so far.so far has been injured.