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Waymo's Autonomous Vehicles Facing Attacks in Arizona

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People have reportedly been vandalizing autonomous vehicles in Arizona that are operated by Waymo. The Google spin-off owned by Alphabet says that more than 20 incidents of vandalism on the vehicles have occurred since Waymo arrived in Arizona in 2017. The attacks on Waymo vans have involved escalating crimes from slashed tires to a man pointing a gun at the vehicle. Reports also include drivers attempting to run the vehicles off the roads. A Waymo spokesperson told Gizmodo "safety is at the core of everything we do". In response to reports of incidents involving its vehicles, Waymo characterized the events as “extremely rare”.

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