NTSB: Tesla Autopilot let driver rely too much on automation

A bizarre video on Twitter revealed that the driver and passenger were both asleep in a Tesla car with Autopilot mode on. This story started trending when a netizen (Dakota Randall) uploaded the video in a tweet saying:Some guy literally asleep at the wheel on the Mass Pike (great place for it).Teslas are sick, I guess? pic.twitter.com/ARSpj1rbVn— Dakota Randall (@DakRandall) September 8, 2019Dakota spotted this at Newton Corner, Massachusetts (United States) just when he thought he was passing by a “regular” Tesla car. Obviously, that was not the case. And, he recorded a video where the Tesla driver can be seen asleep with the fellow passenger.He also told NBC10 Boston that he tried to wake them up by honking – but that ‘clearly’ did not work. He also added:“I kind of looked over and saw what I thought was somebody asleep at the wheel and I was like that can’t be right, so I did a double-take, looked over and sure enough this guy was just, head between his le

NTSB: Tesla Autopilot let driver rely too much on automation

A government investigation has found that a design flaw in Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system and driver inattention combined to cause a Model S electric car to slam into a firetruck ...

Wed 4 Sep 19 from TechXplore

Another video appears to show a Tesla driver asleep behind the wheel

The latest clip was captured by a Dakota Randall, who says he was driving on an interstate in Newton, Massachusetts, when he noticed both the Tesla driver and passenger were asleep.

Wed 11 Sep 19 from Techspot

Another Tesla driver apparently fell asleep—here’s what Tesla could do

Tesla needs a better driver monitoring system.

Tue 10 Sep 19 from Arstechnica

Video appears to show Tesla driver asleep at the wheel

Tue 10 Sep 19 from Guardian.co.uk

Video Shows Tesla Driver and Passenger Asleep On The Road

A bizarre video on Twitter revealed that the driver and passenger were both asleep in a Tesla car with Autopilot mode on. This story started trending when a netizen (Dakota Randall) uploaded ...

Mon 9 Sep 19 from Ubergizmo

Video appears to show Tesla driver 'literally asleep at the wheel'

A driver appeared to be sleeping while his Tesla cruised on Autopilot.       

Mon 9 Sep 19 from USA today

NTSB: Autopilot Design Flaw, Inattentive Driver Led to Tesla-Firetruck Crash

The Tesla driver was not in control of the car for 12 of the 13 minutes, the NTSB says, leading up to a 31-mph collision with the back of an on-call California ...

Thu 5 Sep 19 from Extremetech

NTSB says Tesla Autopilot was partly to blame for 2018 crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) cited both driver error and Tesla's Autopilot design as the probable causes of a January 2018 crash, in which a Model S slammed ...

Thu 5 Sep 19 from Engadget

Tesla Autopilot design 'led to' crash

The design of Tesla's Autopilot system and "driver inattention" led to a crash in January 2018.

Thu 5 Sep 19 from BBC Technology

Tesla's use of individual driver data for insurance 'state-by-state proposition'

Tesla Inc's use of individual customer data, such as vehicle camera footage and GPS, to price its new insurance products will depend on drivers' authorization and individual U.S. state laws, ...

Thu 5 Sep 19 from Reuters Technology

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