August 6th, 2020 | by Alex Voigt
Unfortunately, a lot of factually wrong articles and reports appeared in recent days about a German court ruling (OLG Karlsruhe 1 Rb 36 Ss 832/19) that has to do with a Tesla driver who had an accident in heavy rain and claimed it was the fault of the vehicle's controls
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
August 1st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
Tesla has released its quarterly "Tesla Vehicle Safety Report." One of the top reasons — if not the #1 reason — I bought a Tesla Model 3 last was because of its record-setting safety rating, so I'm always interested in seeing new stats on this topic
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
June 2nd, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
A busy highway. An overturned truck. A white Model 3 plows straight ahead into the truck at speed. Is this the way things are supposed to work?
January 5th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
Smash — the following two glimpses into untimely road risks confirm my fears of highway travel. Yet, in both cases, they make me oh so relieved that two of my grandchildren travel in a Tesla Model 3, as well as my son and his wife
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
May 30th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
A Tesla driver was recently the victim of a hit and run, but thanks to the integrated TelsaCam camera system and some help from the Maryland State Police, the owner was able to find the culprit
February 19th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
News reports like to suggest that Tesla automobiles are prone to battery fires but often fail to focus on what's important -- people tend to walk away from violent collisions when they are riding in a Tesla.
November 1st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Let's say you are driving down the highway at 80 mph when a stopped vehicle suddenly appears in your lane. What do you do
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.
June 8th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The NTSB has issued a preliminary report about the fatal crash of a Tesla Model X in California earlier this year. Its final report may not be completed until a year or more from now
May 30th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Yet another Tesla has crashed into a stationary emergency vehicle. Is Autopilot or the nut behind the wheel to blame?
May 11th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The NTSB is sending a team to investigate how first responders handled an electric car battery fire following the crash of a Tesla Model S in Florida that killed two teenagers.
March 31st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla has released more details about the fatal accident that killed the driver of a Model X on a California highway recently. It says Autopilot was engaged at the time.
December 1st, 2016 | by James Ayre
The Tesla Model S was designed to be the safest car in its segment, going by comments made by company execs including CEO Elon Musk. Its NHTSA crash test ratings were the highest in history — with 5 stars in every single category and a combined score of 5.4 (unofficial since official scores don't go above 5). Going by its performance in the real world to date, the goal and the rating seem to have lived up to the hype
July 2nd, 2016 | by Michael Barnard
Editor’s Note: I bolded some particularly important lines that I think US regulators should act on. This week saw the sad [&hellip
August 16th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown
A Tesla Model S unfortunately caused a power disruption in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, this week. The power blackout lasted a few hours. [&hellip