Tesla drivers take their eyes off the road when on autopilot, study finds

Credit: drive.com.au A landmark study into driver behaviour shows Tesla owners have blind faith in autonomous technology rather than watching the road ahead. Cars that do some of the driving for us – but are not yet completely autonomous – are at risk of turning us into dangerous drivers, a landmark study in the US […]


Safety official says Tesla should address ‘basic safety issues’ before expanding full self-driving mode

Credit: theverge.com The NTSB chair said Tesla’s use of the term “full self-driving” is “misleading and irresponsible.” Jennifer Homendy, chair of the National Transportation Safety Board, told the Wall Street Journal that Tesla should address “basic safety issues” before the carmaker expands its so-called “full self-driving” (FSD) mode. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said earlier this […]


Tesla Autopilot to be compared with 12 other systems in NHTSA probe

Credit: us.newschant.com As a part of its investigation into Tesla Autopilot issues of safety, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Monday requested knowledge from 12 other huge automakers about their driver help systems. The company plans a comparative evaluation between the systems Tesla and its opponents provide, in addition to the practices they every […]


Autopilot Cars: Are They Safe To Drive? Here Are The Pros And Cons

Credit: actionautoutah.com Autopilot cars – or self-driving cars – are slowly positioning themselves in the trend of future vehicles. But there is a question that most people have in mind: Are they safe to drive? It’s not an easy question, but we will try our best to answer. As of writing, there are already 46 […]

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Tesla activates cabin camera for monitoring drivers using Autopilot

Credits: www.usatoday.com Tesla has reportedly activated the in-car camera on its electric vehicles to monitor driver attentiveness when using the automaker’s partially self-driving car technology. The move qualifies as something of a concession toward safety watchdogs, who have criticized the company for not doing enough to prevent drivers from misusing its Autopilot system. Several other […]

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Model 3 and Model Y autopilot Tesla landing radar

Credits: eminetra.com The interior of the Tesla Model S will be displayed in autopilot mode on April 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California, USA. On Tuesday, it announced that it would abandon radar for driving assistance features like the autopilot. In a blog post titled “”Transition to Tesla VisionThe company said that the best-selling Model […]

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Crash victim had posted videos riding in Tesla on Autopilot

Credits: www.detroitnews.com Los Angeles – The driver of a Tesla involved in a fatal crash that California highway authorities said may have been operating on Autopilot posted social media videos of himself riding in the vehicle without his hands on the wheel or foot on the pedal. The May 5 crash in Fontana, a city 50 […]