Sunday, July 2, 2017
NTSB Docket on 2016 Tesla Crash
The National Traffic Safety Board reports here that it has opened a docket on the 2016 fatal crash of a Tesla Model S. The docket contains a number of items, one of which is the Driver Assistance System Specialist's Factual Report. This report notes that an event data recorder is not required for this vehicle but that "The Tesla Model S stores non geo located data on the vehicle in non volatile memory using a removable SD card installed within the Gateway ECU ". SD cards are mechanically thin.