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Tesla Model 3 Gets Absolutely Demolished, Driver Walks Away With “Minor Injuries”

November 21st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Earlier this week, a Tesla Model 3 driver in Oregon was reportedly speeding along at 100 mph (160 km/h) while drunk and high on marijuana and lost control of his car. The Model 3 struck an electricity pole, a couple of trees, and a utility box, getting absolutely demolished in the process. It was getting smashed to bits for 300 feet after leaving the asphalt

Tesla Model X Knows How To Take A Hit (Video)

August 5th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Sometimes, though, accidents simply cannot be avoided. You could be minding your own business when all hell comes crashing through your door and slamming you out of its way. This is literally what happened to the owner of a blue Tesla Model X as she waited at a red light

Tesla Model 3 Protects Its Passengers After Flipping Over In China

June 23rd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

A made-in-China Tesla Model 3 was, unfortunately, involved in a bad accident in China. The fortunate thing is that the vehicle's architecture protected the passengers as it was flipped over. In the tweet, below, you can see the passengers standing around the wreck

How Strong Is The Tesla Model 3 Roof? This Accident Helps To Show Us

September 30th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

How strong is the Model 3 glass roof? Tesla owner Bernie Daigle discovered the answer to this when he tried to avoid a collision with another car that, as you can see in the video below, pulled out in front of him. He managed to avoid the collision with the car, but his Model 3 wound up being put to the ultimate test

Tesla Dashcam Video Shows Autopilot Prevented Collision With Big Rig

June 24th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

This short, silent dashcam video shows the Tesla Autopilot system protecting a Model X from being hit by a very large tractor-trailer at night with some light rainfall. The setting is I-95 South in North Carolina. It was published April 24, 2018, from the account Jeremy Visnesky. He wrote, “Had Autopilot not have bolted to the side I’m pretty sure he would have hit me.” As of the writing of this article, the video has about 212,000 views. 

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