Reply to post: Re: The autopilot is not an autopilot ?

Keep your hands on the f*cking wheel! New Tesla update like being taught to drive by your dad

Steve Button

Re: The autopilot is not an autopilot ?

Sorry but people will do that. No point being pedantic about it, if people get into the habit of thinking the car is driving for them, some people will forget they might need to take over. Call it what you like, but many people WILL confuse autopilot for autonomous drive.

That's why we have guards on heavy machinery. Some people will get overconfident and stick their hands in at the wrong moment while the machine is working, thinking they can quickly remove a blockage or something. People WILL do stupid things, guaranteed. It doesn't do much good to say after the accident "We told them not to do this in the manual, so they weren't doing it wrong".

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