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Tesla crash driver admits to checking phone while in Autopilot mode

4 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Tesla is facing another National Highway Traffic Safety Administration probe after a Model S crashed into the back of a fire truck while Autopilot was on - but only to gather info about the incident. While it may take a while before the NHTSA reveal...
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The feds are investigating a Tesla Model S that crashed while on Autopilot as the driver used her phone

The feds are investigating a Tesla Model S that crashed while on Autopilot as the driver used her phone

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the circumstances around a Tesla Model S that crashed into a fire department vehicle in South Jordan Utah.
The driver told police that Autopilot was in use at the time of the crash and that she had been looking at her phone.
Federal agencies are looking into several other recent collisions involving Tesla vehicles, some of which occurred while the Autopilot semi-autonomous driving technology was activated.
Tesla advises drivers to keep their hands on the steering wheel while using Autopilot, because of the technology's...
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