Waymo, in collaboration with the Chandler Police and Fire, is currently on a quest to comprehensively collect relevant data in order to better detect ambulances and other emergency vehicles while their automated vehicles are on the road. The company is making use of equipment like sensors, LIDAR and vision systems, in order to collect information about how emergency vehicles look and sound in different driving situations. This setup is necessary to ensure the most data collection possible. These pieces of information can then be incorporated into the automated vehicle’s software, which should help in future identification of ambulances, fire trucks,
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