Tesla Model 3

Tesla’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system was engaged during a fatal accident from March involving a Tesla Model 3 sedan, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a preliminary report released on Thursday.
The Model 3 was driving on a highway in Florida on March 1 when it hit the side of a truck at around 68 mph.
Autopilot was engaged around 10 seconds before the collision, but the driver’s hands were not detected on the steering wheel in the final eight seconds before the crash.
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Tesla’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system was engaged during a fatal accident from March involving a Tesla Model 3 sedan, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a preliminary report released on Thursday.

The Model 3 was driving on a highway in Florida on March 1 when a truck drove across the highway’s southbound lanes to turn onto its northbound lanes. As the truck pulled into the southbound lanes, the Model 3 hit its left side at around 68 mph, which removed the Model 3’s roof and killed its driver. The truck’s driver was not injured.

According to the NTSB, the Model 3 driver activated Autopilot — a semi-autonomous driver-assistance feature …read more


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