Elon Musk advocated the use of driver assistance systems in his company vehicles; two people were killed in a Tesla crash in Texas last weekend
Elon Musk Defended Driving assistance His company’s cars, self-driving and fully self-driving (FSD), pointed out that they were not in Tesla Model S The driverless car that crashed on Saturday killed two occupants.
While the US authorities were investigating the accident, Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded to several users’ tweets in the last few hours about the fatal accident in California on Saturday. Harris (Occurs in Texas, USA without a system) Autopilot Was activated.
The controversial businessman responded to a tweet from a netizen who questioned an article in the Wall Street Journal about the accident and stated that “their investigation is better than the professionals in the newspaper” .
Although autopilot is standard on all Tesla vehicles, FSD is a service that must be purchased additionally. Despite the different names, various organizations have condemned these systems for not allowing vehicles to operate without a driver.
Later, he responded to a tweet, which said: “Today 100 people died in the United States Road traffic accident“And that” Autopilot/FSD is going to solve this problem once and for all, “Musk replied:” It is true.
At the same time, two federal agencies, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), as well as the Harris Police Authority, are investigating the cause of the accident.
According to local authorities, when the accident happened, No one is sitting in the driver’s seat. The rescue team found a corpse on the seat of the tank One of the co-pilot and rear seats.
The Houston Chronicle on Tuesday noted that one of the people killed in the accident was Dr. William Varner, who worked at the Woodlands Medical Center.