A u.s. Tesla owner put his luxury car on autopilot and proceeded to keep an eye on his dog in the back seat while the car drove itself.
It turned out to be a very bad idea.
Not enough with that Teslaen suddenly went crazy, backed into a car that held just behind, and was totalled.
the Car, it went beyond, did it also very difficult for the owner to explain away his gaffe.
For it was a police car with flashing blue lights, Teslaen påkørte, after the autopilot suddenly got the car to back, while held in a motorvejskø by the city of Norwalk, Connecticut on Saturday morning.
the Impact was not Teslaens autopilot on better thoughts. On the contrary.
Immediately after began luksusbilen again to accelerate. Just with the difference that it now ran forward.
It got Teslaen to bragi directly up the rear of the car, which had stalled on the highway and was the cause of that queue had emerged, writes the police in the state of Connecticut on Facebook.
the Police are certainly not satisfied with the driver and comes with a raised index finger to everyone who has a car with autopilot.
'Teslaens leads explained that he had put his vehicle on autopilot and explained that he kept an eye on his dog in the back seat,' writes to police on Facebook and continues:
'Uanest what your car can, you should always have full focus on the traffic when you are driving, for safety reasons.'
It was one in a Tesla Model 3, that the autopilot went crazy.
Luckily nobody hurt in the accident.
But for the driver it obtains a judicial follow-up. The driver is charged with reckless driving and putting other peoples life and mobility in danger.
the Reason for that Teslaens autopilot suddenly failed, is now being investigated.
the Car manufacturer has not commented on the specific incident, but recommend that the driver always has his hands on the steering wheel - even when the autopilot is turned on.Updated Date: 17 December 2019, 10:00