Waymo to temporarily suspend driving operations in San Francisco amid U.S. election

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(Reuters) – Self-driving tech company Waymo is temporarily suspending driving operations in San Francisco on Tuesday and Wednesday for safety reasons amid the ongoing U.S. elections, the company said.
“Out of an abundance of caution and with the safety of our team in mind, we are temporarily suspending driving operations in San Francisco on 11/3 and 11/4,” a spokeswoman for Waymo, a unit of Alphabet Inc’s, said in an emailed statement on Tuesday.

The Verge news website reported earlier today that Waymo was moving its fleet to Mountain View, where it will be parked in a “secured location.” It cited an email from Transdev, Waymo’s fleet operations vendor.

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