More than 200 Tesla crashes were down to drivers mistaking their accelerators for their brakes and NOT a vehicle defect, safety officials announce
- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed their findings after a year-long investigation Friday
- The investigation was prompted by a petition with 232 complaints involving three Tesla car models in January 2020
- Drivers said their cars experienced sudden acceleration which led to crashes
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has declared that more than 200 incidents of Tesla cars suddenly accelerating and crashing were due to driver error, not a problem with the electric cars.
The NHTSA made the announcement Friday, following a year-long investigation into a ‘defect petition’ filed…