Man filmed 'sleeping' behind the wheel of his moving Tesla in the middle of rush hour traffic

Mail Online | 6/15/2019 | Reporter
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California motorists were horrified after witnessing a man seemingly asleep at the wheel during heavy rush hour traffic Friday.

Video footage shows the vehicle traveling down the freeway in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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The white Tesla is seen moving at a steady speed while a man appears to snooze with his head turned towards the driver's side window.

Cruising under overpasses as various motorist breeze by him, the man remains in his own lane as the car's autopilot seems to take control.

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A person who filmed the alarming scene said: 'Couldn't believe it.. asleep in heavy Friday rush hour traffic in the Bay Area.'

Social media users who watched the clip as it went viral on Reddit asked if the person recording the incident tried to alert the tired driver by honking the horn.

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'We did, several times. It worked, but he fell back asleep,' poster MiloWee replied.

While Tesla motors are capable of driving in autopilot, CEO Elon Musk said in February...
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