In a report, CNBC claims that Waymo’s autonomous vehicles have become a nuisance to the locals of Chandler, Ariz. Approximately 12 locals who work near Waymo’s autonomous office told The Information that the white Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans with the massive LiDAR units at the top and blue and green Waymo badges along the sides are hated in the community.
One of the more prominent issues that locals are having with the autonomous vehicles is how they handle intersections. According to one local, “she almost hit one of the company’s minivans because it suddenly stopped while trying to make a right turn,” reports CNBC. The situation is so bad that another local claimed that he chose to illegally drive around them.