Consumer Watchdog Says Second Fatal Tesla Crash Shows Firm Can’t Be Trusted
China’s CCTV reported that Gao Yaning died in January after crashing into the back of a road-sweeping truck. CCTV said the Tesla Model S was on autopilot.
Preschoolers Crash Car Trying to Get to Grandma’s House
The 3-year-old and 5-year-old had only just reached an intersection near their house when they T-boned a Volvo.
Surveys Find US Driver Interest in Self-Driving Cars Dipped Only Slightly After Fatal Tesla Crash
The surveys also found that the public’s awareness of Tesla’s Autopilot capabilities soared as a result of media coverage of the fatal crash.
Tesla’s Push for Autopilot Unnerves Some Employees
CNN story revealed that some Tesla employees were worried that the car company wasn’t taking every precaution possible.
Pennsylvania State Police Cite Tesla Owner for Careless Driving
NHTSA said it’s “collecting information” from state police, the automaker and the driver to ascertain “whether automated functions were in use at the time.”
CDC Report Finds US Has Highest Road Death Rate in the World
In 2013, more than 32,000 people died on U.S. roads, about 90 fatalities a day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
July 4th Ranks Highest in Average Daily Crash Deaths
Each year on the Independence Day holiday in the U.S., an average of 118.4 lives are lost in crashes, making it the most consistently deadly day of the year across the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s five-year study period.
Tesla Autopilot Feature to be Investigated Following Fatal Crash
Crash is evidence that federal regulators need to go slow as they write new guidelines for self-driving cars, says Consumer Watchdog.
Owner Crashes New $265,000 McLaren 10 Minutes After It’s Delivered
Neighbors say the owner was celebrating with a bottle of champagne right after the car arrived at his doorstep.
Man Crashes Car Through Building Trying to Time Travel
Dodge Challenger careens into two local businesses after owner, according to police, tried to go “Back to the Future.”
Auto Body Shop Owner Crashes Car Instead of Fixing It
Shop owner allegedly loaned out his customers’ vehicles and also crashed one while taking it out for a ride.