Driver In Tesla Crash Ignored 7 Warnings, NHTSA Docs Say – Law360
By Dani Kass
Law360, New York (June 20, 2017, 8:11 PM EDT) — The driver behind the wheel of a Tesla Model S in self-driving mode when he died in a May 2016 accident was warned seven times to put his hands on the wheel, according to documents released Monday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
NHTSA uploaded more than 500 pages of documents related to the accident, which is believed to be the first involving a death with the car on self-driving mode. The documents range from studies on traffic patterns to interviews with the family of…