Tesla's full self-driving beta for drivers who have "perfect" safety scores has been delayed.
FSD Beta was initially planned to launch Friday midnight to approximately 1,000 drivers with safety scores between 100 and 100.
Tesla's Autopilot feature was criticized by lawmakers and regulators who claim that it makes drivers believe the cars are autonomous.
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Tesla's Full Self Driving Beta was delayed for drivers who have "perfect" safety scores after Elon Musk tweeted his "concerns".
Musk posted on Twitter that FSD Beta was initially planned to launch Friday night at midnight to around 1,000 drivers with safety scores of 100 or more. FSD Beta was supposed to be released to divers with scores of 99 or below after the initial launch.
"Last minute concerns regarding this build. Release possible on Sunday or Monday. Musk tweeted Saturday morning, "Sorry for the delay."
FSD is an enhanced version Autopilot that comes with every Tesla car. It's a driver-assistance program that allows you to make decisions and makes it easier. FSD does not allow the car to be fully autonomous, despite its name. FSD allows the vehicle's ability to change lanes, park itself and recognize traffic lights. Insider reported that Tesla drivers who have good safety records were able request FSD Beta in September.
FSD Beta drivers must be able to meet five criteria in order to qualify. These factors include forward-collision warnings every 1,000 miles, hardbraking, aggressive turning and unsafe following.
Tesla's Autopilot feature was criticized by lawmakers and regulators. They claim that the name makes drivers believe the cars are autonomous, when in fact they aren’t. Insider reported that US safety regulators began investigating Autopilot after several Teslas hit vehicles in first-responder scenes.