If you’ve been following the Tesla story, you’ll recognize some of these threads
This post is by Unknown from West Coast Stat Views (on Observational Epidemiology and more)
Isn't this as much an FTC matter as NHTSA? I have written about how NTSB wants NHTSA to act on regulating autonomous systems, calling out Tesla's practices. This may interest you: https://t.co/cRMOPtahPD— Lora Kolodny (@lorakolodny) April 19, 2021
Other car makers that offer hands-free driving options also have safety features that prevent this kind of misuse.
Yep. Good infrared driver monitoring system. https://t.co/g6Gf48RuuA— Russ Mitchell (@russ1mitchell) April 19, 2021
In addition to the tendency to run into stationary objects, there's this.
This Tesla crash is horrific (also crazy/stupid; no one was in the driver's seat). But the "it takes an entire swimming pool to extinguish a burning Tesla battery" problem seems potentially worse than any self-driving car issues https://t.co/hA1ScyDYB2 pic.twitter.com/3I2cLuFrcx— John McQuaid (@johnmcquaid) April 18, 2021
The Tesla battery fire issue has been a concern for a while now.