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Rest your knee on the steering wheel and the sensor in the Kia is happy.


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A Tesla driver was pulled over for being a moron and stopped from killing himself:


What I can’t work out is:
  1. How he thought this was OK.
  2. How he disabled the steering wheel alert.
1. He's an idiot
2. I understand that some people attach one of those ankle weight things used by joggers to the steering wheel
 

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What I would like to know is how they stopped the car eventually.

90mph chase until the battery ran out?
 

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They can't have been actually sleeping. Probably just being pricks. Still that's how Tesla gets bad rep.

I wonder if Tesla can update their autopilot to get the car to move over to the slow lane when it detects police lights behind it and then eventually stop if those lights stay behind it.

That's my Dragons Den idea. Anyone want to invest 100k for 1% of my new company?
 

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What I can’t work out is:
  1. How he thought this was OK
  1. Seems pretty normal to me for a young male.
How he disabled the steering wheel alert.
I'm actually disappointed with Tesla. They know this is a problem but don't seem to have done anything more than the legacy makers do with their driver aids.
There's been work going on for many years to use vision systems to monitor driver's eyes for tiredness, so you'd think it was trivial for their camera systems to tell if there was a head-like object somewhere in the right area.

Or just stop the car if the driver seat is reclined.
 

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  1. Seems pretty normal to me for a young male.
I'm actually disappointed with Tesla. They know this is a problem but don't seem to have done anything more than the legacy makers do with their driver aids.
There's been work going on for many years to use vision systems to monitor driver's eyes for tiredness, so you'd think it was trivial for their camera systems to tell if there was a head-like object somewhere in the right area.

Or just stop the car if the driver seat is reclined.
Privacy and regulatory concerns have slowed them activating the internal camera. Also, no internal cameras on older models.
 
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What I would like to know is how they stopped the car eventually.

90mph chase until the battery ran out?
In USA the police now know to pull in front of a wayward Tesla and slow down until it stops.
 
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A couple of magazines let off into the frunk normally slows it down real good.
And kills everyone inside. That's the traditional US police solution to everything.

I believe (hope) they are learning better.
 

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What I would like to know is how they stopped the car eventually.

90mph chase until the battery ran out?
Pull in front of it and controlled slow down and stop. Autopilot will force the tesla to do the same.

Probably their easiest controlled stop ever as there isn't a chav in a hoodie trying to avoid having to stop.
 

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