Tesla confirms "Autopilot" crash in Montana - Driver says he'd buy another Tesla
|July 13, 2016||View for printing|
"We specifically advise against its use at high speeds on undivided roads," it said. Tesla states clearly in its owner's manual that drivers should stay alert and keep their hands on the wheel to avoid accidents when the Autopilot feature is engaged.
The driver received a traffic citation for careless driving following the accident.
"He still needs to maintain control of the vehicle, even if it's on Autopilot," said Shope, who could not release the driver's name.
Driver in Tesla Autopilot accident would buy another Tesla
by Chris Isidore and Gwen Sung
We need to remember that about 95 people died in traffic accidents the day this happened.
It's not a perfect system yet and it may never be perfect but if it can lower the number in any way, it's much better than what we have now. It will only get better.
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