California warns of possible oversight of Tesla tests


California road authorities may impose stricter regulations on Tesla's driving assistance tests on public roads, following videos of near-accidents being shared on social media. — AFP

California has informed Tesla it is considering stricter regulation of the electric carmaker's driving assistance tools currently being tested on public roads, following videos posted online of disturbing episodes.

Several clips on YouTube and Twitter show drivers testing Full Self-Driving beta and suddenly having to regain control of their vehicles to prevent their Tesla from hitting a pole or veering into the oncoming lane.

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