Tesla Autopilot crash: transport expert defends autonomous driving tech

Tesla Model S

Tesla’s self-driving system is under scrutiny after a Model S driver was killed in a crash, but a transport expert says autonomous tech is safe

The death of a Tesla Model S driver in a crash which occurred while the car was in Autopilot mode should not discourage the use of autonomous driving technology on our roads, according to a transport expert from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

The performance of Tesla’s Autopilot function is being investigated by US car safety officials after a driver was killed in a crash while the autonomous system was deployed. The driver …read more

Source:: Autocar