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    Tesla’s crash rate was reduced by 40% after introduction of Autopilot based on data reviewed by NHTSA

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    As reported earlier today, NHTSA is closing its investigation of the fatal accident on Tesla Autopilot without finding any defect or issuing any recall. We now have access to the full report (embedded below) and there are some interesting key findings about the crash and Tesla’s Autopilot in general.

    For example, the agency reviewed data that indicates Tesla’s crash rate was reduced by 40% after the Autopilot’s Autosteer feature was introduced. more…

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    ...and this number is only going to climb as more features get released to the public. The autonomous "boogey man" people seem to rely on is going to die a quick death I think.

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    It should die a quick death, but recent elections in the United States, Britian, and other parts of the world clearly indicate that evidence is largely irrelevant to opinions. It will be a long painful death, if it dies at all.
     
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