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Tesla On FSD Handles Notoriously Twisty Road With No Intervention [Video]

We’ve seen Tesla’s Full Self-Driving suite fail at guiding the car through New York’s cutthroat traffic, but we’ve also seen it do extremely well less busy places with better, more easy to understand roads. FSD predictably does best out of town, where it just needs to follow one road to the destination, which is why we have high hopes it will do well on one of America’s most notoriously twisty roads.

Keen drives from the United States know of a very twisty road called Tail of the Dragon (also simply known as The Dragon), a mountain pass that takes you from North Carolina into Tennessee, although you will have to negotiate its 318 turns to complete it. Even though it’s quite a small stretch of road, just 11 miles (18 km) long, it is a hotspot for driving and motorcycling enthusiasts that come from out of state just to drive on it.

So how do you think a Tesla Model 3 running Full Self-Driving Beta will fare on this road? Well, as mentioned in the opening paragraph, it should do well here and if you watch the entire one-hour uncut video uploaded by CGP Grey (embedded right above), you’ll see it actually required no driver intervention at all.

It had no problem driving up, then down the road and the YouTuber never had to make any corrections of any sort or take control of the vehicle at any point. The Tesla was running FSD Beta 10.6 and it looks just as impressive as older versions of the software on similar roads with no traffic and just one lane going each way.

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Tesla Cybertruck wipers in recent sighting wont make it to production, confirms Musk [Video]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the rather controversial wiper blade spotted in the Cybertrucks new alpha prototype would not make it to the all-electric pickup trucks production version. Tesla enthusiasts would likely welcome Musks update, as the freshly-sighted prototypes wipers were a bit on the cumbersome side, to say the least. Recent drone []

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Tesla’s in-dash video games can be played while driving: report [Video]

Tesla vehicles reportedly allow drivers and passengers to play video games on the in-dash screen while the car is in motion. Most other automakers disable in-car entertainment features while the car is moving. Tesla drivers are able to play Solitaire, "Sky Force Reloaded" and "The Battle of Polytopia: Moonrise" while on the road. However, a warning message is displayed before a game of Solitaire starts. The message says that “Solitaire is a game for everyone, but playing while the car is in motion is only for passengers”. Players then have to acknowledge that they are a passenger. However, it is easy for the driver to tap the button and play the game. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that 3,142 people died in crashes involving distracted drivers in 2019