State leaders get first ride on Providence self-driving shuttle service

The emerging technology will use the capital city as a proving ground in a year-long pilot program. The service will ferry riders between the Providence Train Station and Olneyville Square.
The company has also said it has assumed liability if anything goes wrong, but since testing of the vehicles began in February at the Quonset Business Park, there have been “no incidents of any kind during testing,” said May COO and co-founder Alisyn Malek.

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