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Reduce unnecessary brake light activation trending idea

After seeing several videos of angry motorbike riders taking out their frustration on Teslas, I wonder if part of the reason is the activation of brake lights whenever the accelerator pedal is released.

As a lifelong manual driver I have always been careful to change down rather than brake to avoid annoying the drivers behind. I find it most embarrassing that, in my Tesla, I am constantly flashing my brake lights even... more »

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Save camera footage for minimum specified time period

It would be a really handy idea of TeslaCam video didn't just erase itself at the start of every trip. It used to just pile up till the storage was full and then stop working till cleaned up. Now, it erases it self at the start of every trip. Nice in theory, but I'm sure that many of us have had occasion to want to go back to an event earlier in the day to check something.

Personally, I had a brick sized piece of asphalt... more »

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Pothole Detection and Avoidance (aka Deep Pothole) Selected

Develop a new neural net just for potholes dubbed, Deep Pothole (or Deep Hole) purely for detecting potholes in the road. The system would upload pothole location data to the cloud, building a global map of all potholes (aka PotMap). Also autopilot would avoid the pothole automatically. Finally, if you're not using autopilot, a warning would chime if a pothole is coming.

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seat sensor

We have created a seat sensor for vehicles. This is a smart sensor that will be able to tell how big the person is in the vehicle. The sensor will also be able to tell the position the person is in while driving the vehicle and if a crash were to occur. This sensor will be able to tell if the person in the vehicle is an adult, child, car seat, box, or even an animal. This will let the vehicle know to deploy an airbag... more »

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Caution Front Brake Lights

Caution front brake lights work just like the rear brake lights do but they only when your turn signals are on. This lets oncoming traffic see when your going to turn left or right in front of them. This also lets pedestrians know when it is safe to cross the crosswalk letting them know when your going to make your turn. This is my patented idea that I have on my truck and people will step back onto the curb when they... more »

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Graduating braking alert system

From I was a kid I've always wondered why car brakes lights are the same strength of viability/light intensity no matter if you slightly touch the breaks or you full on emergency stop. If break lights had a Gradual lighting system, this would give drivers behind travelling cars an indication to how 'hard' the car in front was braking. This would help prevent accidents as well as cut down on the overuse of break pads and... more »

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