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Tesla's new autopilot could lead to unsafe situations

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Tesla's autopilot system is designed for drivers to keep their hands on the wheel so that they maintain awareness of the road.

Washington

WHEN Tesla owners activate their car's new autopilot feature, a warning appears in a small box at the bottom of the dashboard: Always keep your hands on the wheel. Be prepared to take over at any time.

Most of Tesla's vehicles will be updated with the autopilot option