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California Highway Patrol Maneuvers to Stop Speeding Tesla with Sleeping Driver

A Tesla was cruising down Highway 101 in Redwood City, Calif., early one morning when a highway patrol officer pulled alongside it and realized the driver was asleep at the wheel, according to an LA Times article.

Consumer Groups Ask Feds to Launch Probe into Tesla’s Autopilot

The Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog are calling on the Federal Trade Commission “to investigate dangerously misleading and deceptive advertising and marketing practices and representations made by Tesla Motors Inc. regarding the safety and capabilities of its Autopilot feature.”

NTSB Investigating Another Fatal Crash Involving a Tesla, But Won’t Focus on Autopilot

The investigation’s primary focus will be on “emergency response in relation to the electric vehicle battery fire, including fire department activities and towing operations,” the agency said.

NTSB Investigating California Collision Involving Fire Truck, Tesla on Autopilot

The National Transportation Safety Board said it is investigating a Jan. 22 collision in which a Tesla on Autopilot slammed into a fire truck.

NTSB: Driver Errors, Overreliance on Automation, Lack of Safeguards Led to Fatal Tesla Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that a truck driver’s failure to yield the right of way and a car driver’s inattention due to overreliance on vehicle automation are the probable cause of the fatal May 7, 2016, crash near Williston, Fla.

U.S. DOT Finds No ‘Safety-Related Defect Trend’ After Tesla Autopilot Probe

Data suggests that Tesla’s driver-assistance technology might actually improve safety.