Tesla Urged To Fix Driver-Assist System After Crash Report

Law360 (June 8, 2018, 6:59 PM EDT) -- Consumers Union told Tesla on Friday to move quickly to improve its driver-assist system in light of the National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary findings on a fatal March crash involving one of the company's vehicles, saying the "alarming" report makes it clear that the feature needs safety fixes.

The consumer advocacy group's statement follows a Thursday report by the NTSB noting that driver Walter Huang didn't have his hands on the steering wheel of a 2017 Tesla Model X for six seconds before the vehicle crashed on a highway near Mountain View, California. The 38-year-old received two visual alerts and one...

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