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The fatal Tesla crash into a highway barrier a while back was because of faded highway markings.

Many localities can barely keep the lines painted. Many more have all sorts of adverse weather conditions (e.g., snow and slush) that make road markings hard to see. The chances of this being a workable solution, at least in the US, is nil.




that crash wasn’t because of the markings. saying so, although maybe accurate, softens the issue. it was because tesla has a poor autonomous system that couldn’t plainly see a road splitting and instead hit a barrier at full speed wit no braking. the markers were a contributor since all teslas seem to mainly do is stay between the lines they see.




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