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Extreme braking in the event of a collision

In addition to conventional braking systems, an extreme braking mode could be used in cases where a frontal collision of the vehicle is unavoidable.

The technology for such braking consists of well-known systems and is usable for single use only. Roughly speaking, the system is very similar to air bag technology, and the purpose of the system is to reduce the mass of the collision.

In a frontal collision, only the front... more »

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Safety

Collision Avoidance Honk

Many accidents occur on major roads and freeways when a car makes a lane change, only to side-swipe another vehicle in the next lane. This type of collision usually happens so fast that the driver that gets hit, doesn't have a chance to avoid the collision or even honk the horn as a warning. Tesla should include a safety option that would allow the vehicle to automatically honk at a potential side-swipe/blind-spot collision.... more »

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