After last week's newsletter a Google self-driving car hit a public bus on a Silicon Valley street, a fender-bender that appears to be the first time one of the tech company's vehicles caused a crash during testing.
Google accepted at least some responsibility for the collision, which occurred on Valentine's Day when one of the Lexus SUVs it has outfitted with sensors and cameras hit the side of the bus near the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California. No one was injured, according to an accident report Google wrote and submitted to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. It was posted online Monday. According to the report, Google's car intended to turn right off a major boulevard when it detected sandbags around a storm drain at the intersection.