Tesla‘s new safety numbers shows that autopilot is nearly 9x times safer than an average human driver.
Tesla just released the Q3 update vehicle safety report, showing that autopilot is almost 9x times safer than average driving.
Tesla Vehicle Safety Report:
In the 3rd quarter, we registered one accident for every 4.34 million miles driven in which drivers had Autopilot engaged. For those driving without Autopilot but with our active safety features, we registered one accident for every 2.70 million miles driven. For those driving without Autopilot and without our active safety features, we registered one accident for every 1.82 million miles driven. By comparison, NHTSA’s most recent data shows that in the United States there is an automobile crash every 498,000 miles.