Model 3 driver falls asleep with Autopilot on, promptly crashes into 11 construction barrels



Tesla Autopilot

While Tesla’s Autopilot applications has improved substantially over the last few years, there is still lots of room for improvement. Part of the challenge is that Tesla owners seem to have a bad habit of working with the feature improperly. While Tesla makes a point of telling motorists that they have to keep their eyes on the road when Autopilot is participated, perhaps not every Tesla proprietor follows suit. And as we’ve seen in the past several years, this type of behaviour can often lead to a serious accident, and in certain instances, awful consequences.

The latest case of Autopilot gone awry is happily a bit more about the other hand, and that’s to say that no one was killed or even hurt. The incident in question involves a Model 3 proprietor who apparently chosen not to pay attention to the road while his Autopilot feature was switched on. Consequently, his Model 3 turned right to a construction zone and churns through a string of 11 construction barrels.

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