One problem with Tesla’s Autopilot feature is that it tends to give drivers a false sense of security, according tomedia. While this feature usually works well and can help relieve some of the driving-related stress, it is by no means a way for drivers to completely ignore their surroundings. Yet there are a lot of Tesla drivers who have such a bad habit of giving the car it all and then going to bed, or picking their teeth.
Recently, a car owner from Canada was accused of letting Autopilot take over the car completely, while he was sloshing his teeth. It is understood the incident took place on a highway in Ontario when the car was travelling at a high speed of 135km/h.
The 58-year-old has reportedly been arrested by police and charged with careless driving.
Tesla naturally warns drivers not to do so. “When using Autopilot,” Tesla’s warning reads, “it’s your responsibility to be vigilant and keep your hands on the steering wheel at all times to keep your car in control.” “