It turns out that some men in Florida didn’t just decide to drink and let a Tesla do the driving for them, but they also filmed this extremely reckless act and posted it on TikTok for everyone to see. According to TMZ, the video shows the car driving down a highway on Tesla’s Autopilot with no one in the driver’s seat. …Read the rest »
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Car Accidents - Bisnar Chase Blog
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The city of Santa Ana is pushing back on street racing, which has become a scourge all around Southern California as more racers are taking to public roadways that have become relatively empty because of coronavirus-related shutdowns. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, Santa Ana police are working on an initiative that would penalize both drivers who are speeding and people who gather around to watch them. Officials say they are looking at using new technology to identify street racers, teaming up with other cities to curtail racing events and working with the city’s enforcement to craft an ordinance that would also criminalize watching these types of events. …Read the rest »
Ryan Breaux, the 18-year-old brother of Grammy-winning R&B artist Frank Ocean, and his friend, 20-year-old Ezekial (Zeek) Bishop, were killed in a Thousand Oaks car accident after the Tesla in which they were traveling veered off the roadway and crashed into a tree. According to a news report in The Acorn, the incident occurred early morning on Aug. 2 on Westlake Boulevard. …Read the rest »
King Combs, son of rapper and record producer, Sean “Diddy” Combs, suffered injuries in a Los Angeles car accident, which officials say, may have been caused by a suspected DUI driver. According to a TMZ news report, the incident occurred a little after midnight on Aug. 5 in Beverly Hills when police say a man speeding in a Tesla down Sunset Boulevard, lost control and crashed into Combs’ red Ferrari. …Read the rest »
Police are probing a possible drunk driving case involving a Tesla driver in Arizona who said he was using the automaker’s controversial Autopilot system when his sedan crashed into an unoccupied police vehicle, which in turn hit an ambulance. According to a report in The Mercury News, the crash occurred July 14 on an Arizona highway. Officials with the state’s Department of Public Safety said the driver told troopers that his Tesla was on Autopilot at the time of the collision. …Read the rest »
Bayer, the maker of Roundup weed killer has agreed to pay more than $10 billion to settle tens of thousands of claims alleging the product caused cancer. According to a report in The New York Times, this massive settlement comes even as the company continues to sell the products without adding any warning labels about the product’s safety or health risks. …Read the rest »
Research from UC Davis is suggesting that policymakers should pay a little more attention to the issue of distracted driving in partially automated vehicles. According to a Streetsblog.com report, a study by researchers at the Plug-In Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Research Center at ITS-Davis found that people who drive Tesla vehicles that are equipped with the company’s Autopilot software tend to drive more than they did before they had the software. Not just that, but they are also more likely to drive while surfing the Internet or sleeping while at the wheel trusting the unregulated and largely untested software to handle the driving. …Read the rest »
With more and more counties in California relaxing shelter-in-place restrictions following the coronavirus pandemic, we are likely to see more summer travelers hit the road instead of taking flights or other means of transportation to their respective destinations. While summer road trips are a lot of fun for the family, it is important to remember that there are dangers that come with it. One of the most important things to pay attention to while planning a road trip is to make sure that your tires are in good condition. …Read the rest »
With the economy opening up after remaining closed during the coronavirus pandemic and as more drivers return to the roadways, AAA is urging motorists to avoid falling back into their dangerous driving habits. According to a news report, AAA tracked drivers’ habits in a study conducted before the pandemic hit. The study shows a significant gap between what drivers consider dangerous and what they actually do while driving. …Read the rest »
A man suffered two broken legs in a Santa Ana hit and run accident late on June 7th. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred at the intersection of Bristol Street and Edinger Avenue. The victim was on a crosswalk when a vehicle headed south on Bristol struck him. He was transported to an area hospital where he is expected to survive. The driver fled the scene of the crash. Investigators found a piece of a vehicle at the crash scene and were planning to check surveillance video from nearby businesses, officials said. …Read the rest »