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Does auto-pilot avoid cactus

Does auto-pilot avoid cactus

If this was a Tesla, would it have avoided this:

https://nypost.com/2019/07/10/driver-unharmed-after-cactus-crashes-throu...

crikescrikes | 11 July 2019

#1 Reason for getting Auto-pilot:

It detects and avoids Cactus

NKYTA | 11 July 2019

"He walked away without a prick."

Is that necessarily a good thing?

TranzNDance | 11 July 2019

Interesting that "unharmed" could mean "barely injured" and "only minor injuries".

How does one drive into a cactus at that angle?!

rxlawdude | 11 July 2019

@NK, LOL!

Earl and Nagin ... | 11 July 2019

To the OP:
Tesla autopilot might have kept the drunk on the road instead of where the cactii grow.
From my experience with cactii: I'm predicting that the cactus was sitting still, where it belonged. Not so much the car driver.

Mike83 | 11 July 2019

Watch out for jumping cactus. ;-)

TabascoGuy | 11 July 2019

I'm guessing that the driver was following his buddy's pickup after a night out tipping cacti. They had captured one of the beasts and were taking it to show some friends when it escaped and unfortunately dove into the car following the truck. So sad.

Oh, and by the way, they all had little pricks.

wailor | 11 July 2019

LOL!!!!!! I saw the article this morning. Happy the guy got away with just minor injuries. Busted car and the. Gets arrested. Oh well.

rxlawdude | 11 July 2019

I guess we're stuck hearing about prickly pears.

BuffaloBillsFan | 14 July 2019

I probably would have other things to worry about if my car needed to avoid a cactus . . . Like the cops breathalyzing me . . . JMO