should not be conflated to "self-driving," as one allegedly inebriated
Tesla driver found out after failing to cross the Bay Bridge last
man had apparently passed out in the stopped car while stuck in the flow
of busy bridge traffic at 5:30 p.m. that day, according to the
California Highway Patrol. When he was awoken, he ostensibly attempted
to reassure arresting CHP officers onsite that the car was "on
CHP was onsite immediately. "It's pretty quick that we get those
calls," Officer Vu Williams of the San Francisco CHP tells SFGATE.
"We always have units patrolling the bridge."
to the CHP, the man had a blood alcohol level of "at least twice" the
legal limit. He was arrested and charged with suspicion of a DUI after
being reported by drivers who saw him stopped in traffic.
Tesla worker crashes Model 3, arrested for DUI
advised autopilot drivers to maintain consciousness while
driving and to keep their hands on the steering wheel should anything go
response to this instance, a spokesperson for the company tells SFGATE
that "autopilot is intended for use only with a fully attentive driver."
OF TESLA OWNERS HAVE HAD ALCOHOL ISSUES AND ARRESTS!