Waymo wins approval for first driverless ride-hailing service A self-driving car by Google is displayed at the Viva Technology event in Paris, France, June 30, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Bloomberg News February 18, 2018 PremiumThe first U.S. commercial ride-hailing service without human drivers has been approved. Continue reading this story with a subscription to DealStreetAsia. Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Should your colleagues be reading this article too? Contact us for corporate subscriptions at email@example.com.