Incident 218: Tesla on Autopilot Crashed into Flipped Truck on Taiwan Highway

Description: On a highway in Taiwan, a Tesla Sedan, reportedly operating on Autopilot mode, crashed into a large overturned truck, barely missing a pedestrian.


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Alleged: Tesla developed and deployed an AI system, which harmed delivery truck , pedestrians and Tesla drivers.

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Watch a Model 3 drive straight into a flipped semi on a Taiwan highway · 2020

Today, a video that surfaced on Twitter shows a Tesla Model 3 driving, without waiver or interruption, directly into a flipped-over truck on the highway. The clip, which occurred in Taiwan, has some viewers questioning and speculating what …

Video shows Tesla on autopilot slam into truck on Taiwan highway · 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Tesla driving on autopilot on National Highway 1 barely missed a pedestrian and collided into an overturned truck on Monday (June 1).

At 6:35 a.m. on Monday (June 1), a delivery truck overturned at the 268.3-kilomet…

Tesla In Taiwan Crashes Directly Into Overturned Truck, Ignores Pedestrian, With Autopilot On · 2020

Video from Taiwan reveals a disturbing Tesla TSLA +0.4% crash, where the vehicle plows directly into the top of a large truck lying on its side, straddling two lanes of a freeway. The driver states the vehicle was in Autopilot mode. The dri…


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