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Teslas using driver-assist systems were involved in 273 crashes over the past 9 months, according to NHTSA

Teslas using driver-assist systems were involved in 273 crashes over the past 9 months, according to NHTSA

NHTSA broke crash data into two categories based on the level of the autonomous systems: driver-assist systems — which offer speed and steering input — and fully autonomous technologies, which are intended to one day safely function without human intervention. NHTSA found that there have been 367 crashes in the last nine months involving vehicles …

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Self-Driving and Driver-Assist Technology Linked to Hundreds of Crashes, U.S. Data Shows

Self-Driving and Driver-Assist Technology Linked to Hundreds of Crashes, U.S. Data Shows

Over the course of 10 months, nearly 400 car crashes in the United States involved advanced driver-assistance technologies, the federal government’s top auto-safety regulator disclosed Wednesday, in its first-ever release of large-scale data about these burgeoning systems. In 392 incidents cataloged by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration from July 1 of last year through …

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