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Tesla Autopilot reduces crashes by 40%

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Capo Dei Capi, Jan 20, 2017.

  1. Capo Dei Capi

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    "Good news for self-driving cars, even today’s that cobble together 2-3 driver assist technologies for rudimentary automation: They’re effective in reducing crashes by a significant amount. Specifically, the crash rate on Teslas fell by almost 40% after Tesla installed and activated its semi-autonomous Autopilot software."


    https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/243111-feds-crashes-fell-40-tesla-installed-autopilot

    It would be interesting to see how Gen 1 and Gen 2 of the autopilot compare in terms of crashes to each other, but Gen 2 has only been out for 3 months now.

    https://electrek.co/2016/10/19/tesla-fully-autonomous-self-driving-car/
     
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    If only everyone switched, the world would be a safer place..
     
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    It's a pretty cool technology that's for sure.
     
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    Cool.
     
  5. Capo Dei Capi

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    I wonder how long before you can start getting a discount on insurance for having a semi self driving car. I suspect they will probably hold out on discounts for a while but eventually 1 company is going to start offering discounts and others will follow.
     
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    self driving cars are great and i hope the tech keeps going, but I will never give up manual driving.