A video clip from a traffic camera installed on the San Francisco Bay Bridge on Thanksgiving morning shows a white Tesla car in “fully self-driving” mode crossing a fast lane and braking hard. 8-car pile-up.
The collision sustained minor injuries to eight adults and several children and stalled traffic for over an hour. The accident is under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Tesla Model S tFormer authorities have revealed that Tesla owners operated their vehicles using a self-driving system called FSD for “fully self-driving” that they are beta testing on public roads.the agency said CNN It plans to investigate whether any of Tesla’s semi-autonomous features may have malfunctioned.
The crash came on the same day that Elon Musk announced that FSD’s beta testing would be extended from limited Tesla owners to “anyone in North America who asks”.
Police said the video evidence did not conclusively indicate whether the vehicle was driven by a human operator or the FSD. You said you could use the feature.
NHTSA says it plans to investigate the crash. Ohio It also involves Tesla, which may have used an autonomous driving system. The agency investigated a total of 35 crashes that may have involved Tesla’s Autopilot highway driving system. A total of 19 people died in the clashes.