National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (USA), Tesla’s “self-driving” Starts an official investigation into the Autopilot system. While cars related to the company owned by billionaire Elon Musk have been involved in several accidents, the investigation will focus on 11 specific incidents. These accidents consist of accidents related to the response areas of the first aid groups of automobiles.
NHTSA’s Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) states in the official documents of the investigation ” Since January 2018, the Office of Defect Investigation (ODI) has identified eleven accidents in which Tesla models of various configurations crashed into one or more vehicles. Accidents are listed by date, city, and state at the end of this summary.” he said.
” Many of the incidents occurred after dark, and the crash sites encountered included first-aid vehicle lights, flares, and on-scene control measures such as a lighted arrow board and road cones. All of the vehicles involved were confirmed to be using Autopilot or Traffic Precision Cruise Control when approaching the crashes.”
Although its name is reminiscent of fully autonomous driving, with Autopilot technology enabled, vehicles do not drive themselves and the driver is still considered fully responsible. The technology allows the vehicle to maintain its lane and face and interact with the road environment in a smart way, but it is an easily fooled one. Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS)
It is defined as . For example, recently reported that this technology can confuse an amber-colored full moon with a traffic light. . .