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Tesla responds to first ever death-by-autopilot crash in Florida

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 02, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Katie Medlock last modified Jul 01, 2016

This week Tesla disclosed that the first known death caused by a self-driving car was due to one of its own. Joshua Brown was involved in a fatal accident on May 7, when his Model S sensor system failed to discriminate between a bright white sky and the bright white side of a large 18-wheel truck crossing the highway. A release by Tesla admits that the autopilot system is “not perfect and still requires the driver to remain alert.” Brown...






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