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IIHS: Self-driving systems aren't that, and aren't ready for prime time

Tesla Model S Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS] Self-driving systems aren't ready for prime time, says a new report by IIHS . The Institute tested five cars: two Teslas, a BMW, a Mercedes-Benz, and a Volvo, all with systems that earned top marks in its tests of advanced driver safety aids. In new tests on its track and on public roads, all of the systems made mistakes that could be fatal without driver intervention. READ THIS: Tesla will roll out new Autopilot later this month Many of those mistakes included drifting over lane lines even when active lane control (or Autopilot, in Tesla's terminology) was activated. "Self-driving" seems to mean different things to drivers and to safety experts. SAE International and the NHTSA have laid out guidelines for five different levels of self driving cars . The systems that IIHS tested are considered Level 2 of the five lev...

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