The Washington Post carries a story today on the tension between the NTSB, NHTSA, and self-driving sellers including Tesla. There is a video where the car apparently ignores red lights, stop signs, warning signs before a fatal accident.
Article gifted: https://wapo.st/41ezQ0A
Tesla drivers run Autopilot where it’s not intended — with deadly consequences
At least eight fatal or serious Tesla crashes occurred on roads where Autopilot should not have been enabled in the first place, a Post analysis finds, in spite of federal officials calling for restrictions
The “Again!” in the title is CLICK BAIT!
But the 2019 crash reveals a problem deeper than driver inattention.
Are you using a TIME MACHINE?
the shaken driver says he was “driving on cruise” and took his eyes off the road when he dropped his phone.
In Venezuela it is illegal to use a cellphone while driving.
Thanks for the gifted article, without it I would not have discovered the truth, or should I say the “untruth?”
LOL, any car with cruise control turned on does the same thing. That’s how the feature works. Autopilot is a fancy marketing term for cruise control with lane and distance keeping.