Tesla Model 3 hits parked police car

August 2021

A Tesla Model 3 hit a parked police car with its emergency lights activated in Orlando, Florida.

The Tesla narrowly missed the police car driver, who was helping a disabled vehicle.

The US government announced an investigation into Tesla's Autopilot driving system earlier this month.

Operator: Tesla
Developer:
Tesla
Country:
USA
Sector:
Automotive
Purpose:
Automate steering, acceleration, braking
Technology:
Driver assistance system
Issue:
Safety; Accuracy/reliability
Transparency:
Black box