Dashcam video shows Model 3 Autopilot evading accidentby Byron Hurd
A Model 3 owner shared a dashcam video of Autopilot navigating a close call on the highway.
Tesla Model 3 owner and YouTube personality Tesla Canuck shared dashcam footage of Autopilot avoiding an aggressive driver speeding down a Canadian highway.
The brief dashcam clip shows Tesla Canuck cruising in the right lane at what he claims was just over 100 km/h and being overtaken by a Chevrolet spark when a driver in a Toyota Yaris cuts between them, forcing the Model 3 out of the travel lane and into the merge lane on the right shoulder.
Tesla Canuck says Autopilot "probably saved [his] life" by executing the emergency maneuver without his intervention. Being sideswiped by the tiny Yaris at highway speeds likely would not have resulted in a life-threatening accident, but it certainly appears that Autopilot saved Tesla Canuck from a serious headache.
Crash Animation Studios , providing some additional perspective.
YouTube Canuck's video (timestamped to begin with the dashcam footage) is below.
Image: Tesla Canuck/YouTube