Injury Claims From Electric Vehicle Owners 40% Lower Than Identical Non-Electric Models

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 14:47:43 +0000

Logging another win in the safety game, electric vehicle owners are putting in a lot fewer injury claims than owners of identical non-electric vehicles from the same years. Electric vehicles have long been shown to have significant safety advantages, thanks to bigger crumple zones, low center of gravity thanks to big batteries on the bottom, […]

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Some Thoughts on the Tesla Crash In Texas & Comparison of Autopilot with 2020 Vehicle Crash Data

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 01:30:32 +0000

Something horrible happened this weekend, Two men died as a result of someone misusing a Tesla. The Wall Street Journal reported that the authorities thought the vehicle was driving without anyone in the drivers seat. This led to a huge uproar and the resurfacing of old, baseless myths about Tesla Autopilot along with more general […]

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328,000 Estimated US Accidents A Year From Sleepy Drivers — How Many Lives Will Tesla Full Self Driving Save?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 02:19:15 +0000

Like some other automobiles, the Tesla Model 3 I drive will automatically fake rumble if I start to go out of the lane. It’s a nifty little safety feature. There are times when the car will also beep loudly at me — if it thinks I’m driving into a dangerous situation. Let’s be honest, though […]

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Loup Ventures: “Teslas Are Safer”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 00:30:08 +0000

Loup Ventures’ Gene Munster has shared a report on just how Tesla vehicles are safer than the others. In a tweet, Munster touched upon the pressure put on Tesla due to some recent accidents. He noted that the facts should speak for themselves. #Tesla's gotten some heat lately for crashes potentially related to Autopilot. The […]

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Some Thoughts On Why Mainstream Media Reports On Every Tesla Crash But Doesn’t Care About Violent ICE Vehicle Crashes

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 01:54:47 +0000

The other day, while I was crossing the street, I watched as one of those big ole diesel trucks ran a red light and crashed into another car. This is actually a pretty common occurrence — people simply don’t pay attention behind the wheel. However, unless someone dies or the crash is notable enough, it […]

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Tesla Builds Safety Page To Defend Its Record. Let’s Share It.

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 11:00:49 +0000

Tesla just added a new page to its website, and it focuses on vehicle safety for all of the company’s vehicles. This definitely makes sense in normal times, but in a time when The Church of Automotive Safety, mainstream media, and some government agencies are raising safety concerns, it makes even more sense for the […]

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Hey, NTSB, Where’s The Evidence Tesla’s FSD Beta Is Dangerous?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 02:54:14 +0000

Last week, it was revealed that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was asking the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to crack down on ADAS systems, specifically calling Tesla out for the supposed dangers of the FSD Beta program. The letter (like many other Tesla FSD criticisms) is bogus. I was going to get […]

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Implications Of Tesla FSD Beta If It Cuts Crashes Dramatically?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 08:12:37 +0000

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted a few hours ago that Tesla would open up the Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta to the masses via an option on Tesla vehicle touchscreens in ~10 days. (Well, by “masses,” I mean people who have bought the FSD upgrade, which currently costs $10,000.) It’s unclear if Tesla will take away […]

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Tesla Model Y Aces NHTSA Safety Tests — Tesla Produces The Safest Vehicles

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 07:02:20 +0000

The Tesla Model Y, 2020 CleanTechnica Car of the Year, has aced the NHTSA’s safety tests, scoring 5 stars in every category — like the Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model X, and Tesla Model S before it

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Safety As The #1 Priority For Semi-Autonomous Vehicles Requires A Reform Of European Regulations

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:37:49 +0000

Safety is rightfully defined as the number one priority for all regulators who make decisions about vehicle systems like driving assist or autonomous driving on European roads and it’s fair to assume all people involved try their best to accomplish it

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