Old Republic International Corp., the Chicago-based insurer, provides commercial liability coverage of as much as $5 million for each of Uber Technologies Inc.’s self-driving vehicles.
The policy covers bodily injury, death and property damage, an Uber spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
An Uber vehicle struck a woman in Tempe, Arizona, on Sunday in the first known case of a pedestrian killed by a self-driving car.
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