Tag: Driver Distraction and Fatigue

Tesla Autopilot System Found Probably at Fault in 2018 Crash

WASHINGTON — Tesla’s Autopilot driver-assistance system and a driver who relied too heavily on it are likely to blame for a 2018 crash in California in which the driver died, a federal safety agency said on Tuesday. The agency, the National Transportation Safety Board, criticized several institutions for failing to prevent the crash, including the […]

Read More

She Pulled Rank to Avoid a $50 Ticket. Now She’ll Pay a $5,000 Fine.

It seemed like a routine traffic stop. An officer from the 44th Precinct in the Bronx pulled over a motorist for talking on her cellphone while driving. The motorist faced a $50 fine and five points on her license if it was a first time violation. But this wasn’t just any motorist. Officer Michele Hernandez […]

Read More