Well I know why, because then we'd ban humans from driving after just a handful of crashes worldwide. Have you ever watched the car crash videos on YouTube? Video after video 30 to 40 minutes long showing all the stupid things that humans do daily which have caused crashes. We seem to have forgotten that gasoline cars can also burst into flames (more regularly). Just on stats and availability of information I'd say hands down humans are terrible drivers and are less trustworthy than machines...
But yes also sad to note that actual misinformation was given out (and repeated by so many media organisations without checking) regarding the time to extinguish, context of where the accident happened, no-one questioned how the auto-pilot (which was never proven to be on) could have even operated without a driver in the driving seat (unless humans had tampered with something).
Who even started the false story about 4 hours to extinguish the fire?
I more or less started my coverage of Tesla almost a decade ago responding to nonsense about Tesla that was being pushed by much bigger players in the media industry. Unfortunately, that work is still necessary today. There was a very unfortunate Tesla crash this week that led to the death of two men. There […]