Incident 230: Model 3 Tesla on Autopilot Crashed into a Truck in Florida, Killing Driver

Description: In Florida, a Model 3 Tesla on Autopilot mode crashed into a tractor-trailer truck, killing the 50-year-old driver.


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Alleged: Tesla developed and deployed an AI system, which harmed Jeremy Beren Banner and Tesla users.

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A "variant" is an incident that shares the same causative factors, produces similar harms, and involves the same intelligent systems as a known AI incident. Rather than index variants as entirely separate incidents, we list variations of incidents under the first similar incident submitted to the database. Unlike other submission types to the incident database, variants are not required to have reporting in evidence external to the Incident Database. Learn more from the research paper.