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If you run someone over with a tesla and they die but the tesla was on autopilot do you go to jail or does the brand get sued or something?
- SlickterpLv 72 months agoFavorite Answer
You have a problem, yes,
- STEVEN FLv 72 months ago
The Telsa DOES NOT HAVE true autopilot.
If you are behind the wheel, you ARE responsible for whatever you ALLOW the vehicle to do. Merely having the capability to take control means you are REQUIRED to do so if necessary to avoid harm.
- Lone CatLv 72 months ago
Currently the driver would be sued (or the owner). Because all cars currently say that even on autopilot the driver needs to be awake and in control.
But going forward, this isn't a settled question. What happens when cars a completely automated and there's no driver? ,No one knows. This will probably require new laws.
- KathyLv 72 months ago
You are still responsible.
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- SusieLv 72 months ago
You can be sued as the owner, just like people who allow others to drive their car and end up in an accident.