I have driven several Teslas - autopilot easily causes mode confusion, is unreliable and unsafe @NHTSArecalls should require @tesla to turn it off.— Missy Cummings (@missy_cummings), director of Duke's Humans and Autonomy Laboratory May 17, 2019
Regulators must step in to prevent this broken software from being beta tested on public roads. The goal of this website is simple: Bring attention to Autopilot abuse before a school bus full of children die.
Note: this driver was asleep and on Autopilot. Autopilot worked just well enough to lure the driver into a sense of complacency. We are lucky nobody died.
Anyone who learned about Autopilot by watching Elon Musk on TV would have seen him drive without his hands on the wheels. No wonder people believe that is OK.
Even as Elon Musk explains the importance of having hands on the wheel he drives without his hands on the wheel.
Anyone who learned about Autopilot via this clip would see Elon Musk driving without his hands on the wheels.
Start at 10 minutes.
It is not hard to find autopilot being abused. In addition to Tesla drivers, regulators seem asleep at the wheel. Autopilot is more dangerous than a human driver according to the LA Times and Autopilot has already been limited in Europe. Americans deserve the same protections from Autopilot abuse.