What would happen if you fell asleep in a self driving car?

Have you ever wondered what happens if the driver of a self driving car, falls asleep?


According to the BBC, If you fall asleep in a self-driving car, it will try to wake you – then stop, wherever you happen to be, even if that’s the fast lane of a motorway.




However there was some controversy recently…

Watch: Video Shows Man Asleep At Wheel Of Self-Driving Tesla On Massachusetts Turnpike, NBC News


The driver shooting the video tried honking his horn to wake the Tesla motorist, but says “it didn’t work at all.” It’s not clear how long the Tesla driver and his passenger were asleep for, or when they woke up.


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