Sheriffs reported that Wisconsin officials issued tickets to a man who was seen sleeping behind Tesla’s steering wheel while the car was driving itself in a mode called the autopilot.
Sheriff Kinosha said the adjutant was driving along Tesla in 2019 just before 8am on Sunday, and the driver was dozing when the car was injured along Interstate 94. I reported that I observed it.
The lieutenant tried to stop the traffic, but said, “The driver was chasing about two miles behind at 82 mph through Kenosha County, so he didn’t stop.”
Eventually, the driver woke up and stopped the vehicle after the adjutant pulled again with Tesla. According to reports, the driver denied sleeping, but admitted that he was tired and was quoted for “careless driving.”
Tesla’s semi-autonomous autopilot feature has been linked to multiple recent collisions.
A Californian man died this month when Tesla collided with a stopped tractor trailer.The man had Shared video on his social media driving with autopilot Before it crashes.
“No one was driving” Tesla Two people were killed in the passenger and back seats when they collided with a tree in Texas in April.
The autopilot is semi-autonomous and drivers are supposed to stay in control of the vehicle while it’s in use, but Tesla is selling an upgrade called Full Self-Driving that caught the attention of California authorities this week. ..
The California Department of Motor Vehicles said,Review“Tesla’s claim to sell full self-drive mode costs $ 10,000 and is promised to be valid in a future update.
Tesla, which disbanded its public relations department last year, did not immediately respond to requests for comment.