Tesla owner is the first to face felony charges for deadly Autopilot crash

The first criminal case involving the driver assist system.

1/18/2022 10:50:00 PM

Tesla owner is the first to face felony charges for deadly Autopilot crash

The first criminal case involving the driver assist system.

for wrongful death.Tesla warns that drivers need to keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel at all times, though the automaker has declined to include a more robust driver-monitoring system (like infrared eye tracking, for example) to ensure its customers are following safety protocols. Autopilot is considered a Level 2 “partially automated” system by the Society of Automotive Engineers’ standards, which requires that drivers keep their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.

Some Tesla drivers have been caught misusing Autopilot, and some have even publicized the results themselves. Drivers have been found sleeping in the passenger seat or backseat of their vehicles while speeding down a crowded highway. ACanadian man was charged with reckless driving

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The driver of a vehicle should be responsible for injuries or death related to driving that vehicle, whether automatic or human-driven, the driver is responsible for driving the car. Yeah he should be charged. AP is full self driving, and provides services from on ramp to exit ramp - where it should handoff back to the driver on the exit ramp and they should be ready to take over. However the car should have stopped automatically instead of running the red.

Is The Tesla Model Y Even Safer Than The Tesla Model 3?The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) revealed the results of its Tesla Model Y crash safety tests recently. Like all Teslas, the Model Y earned the highest-possible rating during these tests. But there was tesla does not make clean tech\\ tnx Neither is death proof..... DBurkland I wonder if a specially designed frunk Airbag would add any saftey value in a front end impact?

Tesla inks deal to get key battery component outside ChinaTesla is turning to Mozambique for a key component in its electric car batteries in what analysts believe is a first-of-its-kind deal designed to reduce its dependence on China for graphite. Elon Musk's company signed an agreement last month with Australia's Syrah Resources, which operates one of the world’s largest graphite mines in the southern African country. It's a unique partnership between an electric vehicle manufacturer and a producer of the mineral that is critical for lithium-ion batteries.

A Robocar Specialist Gives Tesla ‘Full Self-Drive’ An ‘F’A look at Tesla's badly named 'full' 'self' driving product (FSD) from a specialist in self-driving cars finds it badly wanting. Full video included with sample ride. elonmusk congratulations to be 70 million family 🙏 🤳300 Tesla's multi colored.. riding through a nearby city in a commercial... As a Software engineer who worked on commercial A/C, I've always guessed this. For as many decades as we developed flight Software, the pilots never fully trusted it. And getting it certified for actual use is a major undertaking.

Tesla looks to Africa for key battery component to reduce dependence on ChinaTesla is turning to Mozambique for a key component in its electric car batteries in what analysts believe is a first-of-its-kind deal designed to reduce its... their cars are made in China FFS Duhhhhh Vibranium lol Looking to pillage the natural resources from Africa. Africa African Tesla ESG

A Robocar Specialist Gives Tesla ‘Full Self-Drive’ An ‘F’A look at Tesla's badly named 'full' 'self' driving product (FSD) from a specialist in self-driving cars finds it badly wanting. Full video included with sample ride. I have a blueprint that has helped over 25 people attain financial independence using just their phone and internet connection irrespective of where they are in the world, You are just a dm away! I guess this guy doesn't know what 'beta' means, and that learning is a progression... his description of FSD sounds like it's doing as it should, and learning🤷‍♂️ Clearly, the 'F' is for clicks, and you're going to get him a whole lot of those... cha-ching💰🤑🤦‍♂️ Not sure if Santa Claus is the right person to ask. Reindeer don't make his sleigh a robocar.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk to visit Berlin factory in mid FebruaryElon Musk will visit Tesla's factory in Berlin in mid-February, the chief executive tweeted on Tuesday, following speculation on Twitter that he would be in Germany this month. It’s like epilogue of the matrix revolution. Why is this news? What I heard is Tesla factory in Germany was facing huge trouble from many organizations

have sued Tesla for wrongful death. Tesla warns that drivers need to keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel at all times, though the automaker has declined to include a more robust driver-monitoring system (like infrared eye tracking, for example) to ensure its customers are following safety protocols. Autopilot is considered a Level 2 “partially automated” system by the Society of Automotive Engineers’ standards, which requires that drivers keep their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. Some Tesla drivers have been caught misusing Autopilot, and some have even publicized the results themselves. Drivers have been found sleeping in the passenger seat or backseat of their vehicles while speeding down a crowded highway. A Canadian man was charged with reckless driving after being pulled over for sleeping while traveling at speeds of 93mph. The criminal charges document does not mention Autopilot. But NHTSA, which dispatched a team to investigate the crash in 2019, confirmed that the driver assist feature was active at the time of the incident. The agency plans on publishing its findings from the investigation soon. “NHTSA reminds the public that no commercially available motor vehicle today can drive itself,” a spokesperson said. “Whether a L2 automated driving system is engaged or not, every available vehicle requires the human driver to be in control at all times, and all State laws hold the human driver responsible for the operation of their vehicles.” Next Up In Sign up for the newsletter Verge Deals Subscribe to get the best Verge-approved tech deals of the week. Just one more thing! Please confirm your subscription to Verge Deals via the verification email we just sent you. Email