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September 12, 2017 9:30 am

NTSB Meeting: Highway Accident Report on Car Operating with Automated Vehicle Control Systems

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  • Robotics/AI

The National Transportation Safety Board will meet Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to determine the probable cause of the fatal, May 7, 2016, crash of a Tesla near Williston, Florida.

NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt, board members and investigators will meet at the NTSB Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, D.C.   The meeting is open to the public. For those who cannot attend in person, the meeting will be webcast and a link to the webcast will be available shortly before the start of the meeting at

Media covering the meeting in person are asked to be in place no later than 9:15 a.m., the day of the meeting. 

Full details are available via the NTSB website, which is the source of this post. The NTSB’s preliminary report for this crash was issued July 26, 2016, and the docket was opened June 19, 2017