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

7 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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A Tesla Crash In Utah Is Under Investigation By U.S. Safety Regulators

A Tesla Crash In Utah Is Under Investigation By U.S. Safety Regulators

7 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration confirmed Wednesday that it has sent a team of special crash investigators to look into a Tesla Model S that plowed into a fire department vehicle in Utah while its semi-autonomous driving system Autopilot was engaged.
This is the latest investigation by federal regulators into recent accidents involving Tesla vehicles.
The 28-year-old female driver, who hit a fire truck from behind at about 60 miles per hour, was cited by police after admitting she was looking at her phone prior to the collision, according to South Jordan Police. The...
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