Driver killed in Tesla crash had complained about Autopilot

Driver killed in Tesla crash had complained about Autopilot

As per an NTSB report, a Tesla driver killed in a March 2018 crash in California while using the Autopilot driver-assistance system had reported that on prior trips, the car had steered away from the highway. Walter Huang was driving his Tesla Model X on autopilot mode when it crashed. The NTSB said in the fatal crash Huang’s hands were not detected on the steering wheel.

npc8472 4 months

In other news; man not paying attention to the road dies in car accident where he previously had issues on multiple occasions.

Peter 4 months

So, apparently, the car has done this several times before yet the owner 1. Didn’t get it fixed and 2. Still used a supposed broken/unreliable feature. We should we be surprised that he’s now dead.

..... 4 months

Man Asians really can't drive.

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 4 months

Was he killed because of faulty autopilot or because he complained? FTR: just asking, no complaints here.

T.N. Morgan
T.N. Morgan 4 months

If it's defective, then don't rely on it. Get it fixed or get a new car. Anyway, his family's gonna be rich.

No One
No One 4 months

So... moral of the story, don't drive hands-free when your hands-free app is glitching. Oh yeah, and it's illegal to use the feature on US roads because Tesla auto pilot is not technologically ready for full self-driving, "Tesla vehicles are not considered fully autonomous, or Level 4, a designation by SAE that means the car can handle all aspects of driving in certain conditions without human intervention."

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