Last weekend, two people were killed in an accident involving a Tesla car that was unmanned at the time but crashed into a tree in Harris County.
of Dead person Car accident this saturday night Tesla No one drives in the county Harris (Texas, USA) reported the authorities.
Among the dead, one of the deceased was sitting in the passenger seat, and the other was in the back seat. The authorities assured them on Sunday that they were “99.9%” certain.No one is driving At the moment of influence”.
Tesla hit a tree on a high-speed curve in Harris County, north of Houston, Firefighters need four hours Put out the fire.
Researchers are trying to determine whether “airbags” are deployed, and whether the vehicle has activated the driving assistance function, which Tesla calls the “autopilot” or “autopilot” intelligent assistance system.
Tesla requires its drivers to always pay attention to driving to control the vehicle, and invites them to activate the autopilot system. Smart assistanceBecause it is safer than driving without it.
An accident occurred when Tesla started using some of its drives to test the system “Fully Autonomous Driving”, Although it also requires the driver to always keep his hands on the steering wheel.
Some experts criticized the company for using things like “Autopilot” And it brings a false sense of autonomy to the vehicle.
The U.S. Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) is studying the possibility of implementing regulations to ensure the adoption of new autonomous driving technologies in the automotive industry to ensure that drivers pay attention to the steering wheel.
NHTSA investigated more than 20 accidentsdTesla electric car When using the system Assisted driving.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk defended his electric car’s safety record. He promised this week that assistance to drivers reduces the chance of accidents by “ten times”.