Another Tesla Autopilot Wreck. This time it hits a Az trooper's car.

Discussion in 'Trucking Accidents' started by kemosabi49, Jul 16, 2020.

  1. Upinsmoke

    Upinsmoke Medium Load Member

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    The whole internet needs to be destroyed.
    Cell phones need to be destroyed.
    Someone please nuke this hole back to the stone age.
    This experiment has failed badly.
    Need to start over.
     
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  3. Rubber duck kw

    Rubber duck kw Road Train Member

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    Well, I'd better get me a 3408 to poke in the W9.
     
  4. drivingmissdaisy

    drivingmissdaisy Medium Load Member

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    Yes I know. Human drivers are so perfect and never get into accidents.
     
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  5. TokyoJoe

    TokyoJoe Road Train Member

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    I'm not taking the side of the autopilot idiot car or driver but if you look at the picture and remember all those times you saw a cop park 1/2 in the road, 1/2 on the side, thats what this looks like.
     
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  6. bonder45

    bonder45 Heavy Load Member

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    This is merely a driver assist feature which requires 100% of the driver to pay attention.

    Obviously the driver wasn’t paying attention to crash into a parked car.

    Tesla has just breached the 1 billion miles of safe auto pilot driving with their cars.

    Their average is roughly 2 million safe miles to 1 accident - which is crazy good in my opinion.
     
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  7. ZVar

    ZVar Road Train Member

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    Not really, because it's lying with statistics. Autopilot only counts the miles when autopilot works. Nice clear day with no weather being the main factor, as well as low enough traffic volume to not be in stop and go traffic, etc.
    The average is just that, the average of all miles reguardless of weather, traffic, construction, etc.
     
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  8. bonder45

    bonder45 Heavy Load Member

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    I’m not sure if I should take you seriously with your response ....

    “Autopilot only counts the miles where it works”
    wtf kind of statement is that :confused: Of course it only counts the miles where it works! That’s the whole point.

    I can tell you from experience that autopilot also works in snow, rain, construction, bugs and traffic.....well because I’ve logged thousands of miles in my own car on autopilot o_O
     
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  9. kemosabi49

    kemosabi49 Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    Cop WAS partially in the left lane with his lights flashing assisting at an earlier accident. Whether on autopilot or with someone driving that it something that should be noticed.
     
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  10. Dave_in_AZ

    Dave_in_AZ Road Train Member

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    Bungee cord on the wheel of a boat works pretty good too.
     
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  11. MGE Dawn

    MGE Dawn Heavy Load Member

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    And they want to put this #### in big trucks? That's hilarious, tell me another good joke
     
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