Alan Levin and Ryan Beene

Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Tesla Driver Seen Gazing Down Before 2018 Crash on Autopilot

Tesla car crash A Tesla crashed into a parked firetruck on Interstate 405 in Culver City, Calif., on Jan. 22, 2018, according to the Culver City Fire Department and California Highway Patrol. (Culver City Firefighters Local 1927)

The driver of a Tesla Inc. car that slammed into a fire truck in Southern California last year was looking down at what appeared to be a mobile phone while the car’s Autopilot feature was engaged, according to a witness report and other data released by investigators.

Alan Levin and Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
September 3, 2019