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2021-04-22 Science & Technology
Tesla In Fatal Crash Took 4 Hours and 30,000 Gallons Of Water To Put Out
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Posted by Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 2021-04-22 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [278 views ]  Top

#1 Looks like a Tesla crash with entrapment's is a crispy critter accident scene.


Posted by NN2N1 2021-04-22 07:05||   2021-04-22 07:05|| Front Page Top

#2 Anyone else worried that Tesla can track you like this? Yes...there are "black boxes" in all cars these days but this takes it to another level.
Posted by Warthog 2021-04-22 09:42||   2021-04-22 09:42|| Front Page Top

Whoops ! No Auto-drive Vehicle feature purchased...

Elon Musk ... The Dr. Darwin of the AV World. /snark

Too many of these events have taken place in recent years with tragic results for drivers, passengers, non-AV traffic and innocent pedestrian bystanders.

It is time for this game to be reset, and manufacturers be held liable for failures, in this case a big RED Tesla Screen "No Auto-drive hands-free feature installed"
Posted by Flavique Grinesing9350 2021-04-22 10:35||   2021-04-22 10:35|| Front Page Top

#4 Does adding remote access to Auto-drive not cause concern? Anyone?
Posted by magpie 2021-04-22 12:22||   2021-04-22 12:22|| Front Page Top

#5 Should be easy enough to make the car turn itself off if it doesn't sense at least one hand on the wheel actually making driver inputs while the car is moving above anything more than a trot.
Posted by M. Murcek 2021-04-22 13:18||   2021-04-22 13:18|| Front Page Top

#6 Of course, I'd like to see cars that self destruct if they make unsignaled turns.
Posted by M. Murcek 2021-04-22 13:18||   2021-04-22 13:18|| Front Page Top

'Smoooooth...yeah '

'Now for the main event.'

'Oooh yes, the autopilot!'

'Here.' [Pushes cigarette lighter]

'wow! We've come such a long way...'

'Progress.' [changes seat, leans back] 'It's mankind's own wi...'


'Aaaaaieeee !!'

'Aaaaagh! Help! Somebodeeeee!'
Posted by Dron66046 2021-04-22 13:29||   2021-04-22 13:29|| Front Page Top

#8 Sitting on a huge lithium battery does not bode well for keeping a car and people inside non-burnt.
Posted by DarthVader 2021-04-22 14:18||   2021-04-22 14:18|| Front Page Top

#9  Anyone else worried that Tesla can track you like this? Yes...there are "black boxes" in all cars these days but this takes it to another level.

Well, Tesla's black boxes always seem to indicate that Autopilot Is Not At Fault, According To All The Data It Broadcast Just Before The Crash, even though all that's left is a hunk of molten silicon.

In short, you can believe the data being provided by Tesla isn't being pulled out its ass if you want. I don't see any evidence that it's trustworthy, though.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2021-04-22 15:18||   2021-04-22 15:18|| Front Page Top

#10 Not sure how excited I'd be, ordered to spray water on that thing.
Posted by swksvolFF 2021-04-22 15:24||   2021-04-22 15:24|| Front Page Top

#11 So is a burning Tesla battery a chemical fire, or an electrical fire?
Posted by Bobby 2021-04-22 16:42||   2021-04-22 16:42|| Front Page Top

#12 ^ Embrace the power of and...
Posted by M. Murcek 2021-04-22 16:50||   2021-04-22 16:50|| Front Page Top

#13 I seem to remember a high school chem class where a bit of lithium combined with water created a serious attention span.
Posted by Mercutio 2021-04-22 19:51||   2021-04-22 19:51|| Front Page Top

#14 This will be a disaster with fires in garages.
Posted by Unusing Platypus5935 2021-04-22 19:59||   2021-04-22 19:59|| Front Page Top

#15 The victims had left a house saying they were going to test the vehicle’s driverless capabilities, a witness told Reuters.

But Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Monday that his data showed the autopilot feature was not enabled and that the owner had in fact not purchased autopilot capabilities.

Sounds really simple to me. Covid
Posted by Slappy 2021-04-22 21:14||   2021-04-22 21:14|| Front Page Top

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