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Does Tesla Autopilot Detect Lane Splitting Motorcycles?
« on: January 03, 2019, 07:47:59 pm »
Long answer, but worth a watch:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4U672QMA_c

Short answer (in my opinion):
Worse than the average driver, but it's at an early stage.
I'm not sure I'd want to filter close to a Tesla.

However, it may yet add weight to the 'Loud pipes save lives' mantra if they were to add some audio detection to the Tesla software.


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Re: Does Tesla Autopilot Detect Lane Splitting Motorcycles?
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2019, 08:11:18 pm »
Just wait till we are all (forced to be) riding silent electric bikes...have to go back to putting lolly sticks in our spokes  8)

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Re: Does Tesla Autopilot Detect Lane Splitting Motorcycles?
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2019, 09:01:22 pm »
I'm expecting some novel design that makes a motobike looks bigger / more noticable to the autopilot systems.
Amplify the ultrasonic signal going back to the Tesla, maybe? Like a very bright HID, but for ultrasound.

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Re: Does Tesla Autopilot Detect Lane Splitting Motorcycles?
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2019, 10:32:17 pm »
Forward facing silencers?

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Re: Does Tesla Autopilot Detect Lane Splitting Motorcycles?
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2019, 07:26:43 am »
Forward facing silencers?
Also known as Air horns  ;D

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Re: Does Tesla Autopilot Detect Lane Splitting Motorcycles?
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2019, 09:11:04 am »
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Amplify the ultrasonic signal going back to the Tesla, maybe? Like a very bright HID, but for ultrasound.

Could be a solution indeed. But few chances these will ever be built, as they might disturb the signal for the mobile phone the Tesla's driver is texting with during his "hands-free" ride ...
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