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Tesla Investigated Over Gaming Feature

  • Reuters, Wednesday, December 22, 2021 6:06 PM

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating 580,000 Tesla vehicles sold since 2017 over the automaker's decision to allow games to be played on the front center touchscreen. The system, called “Passenger Play,” may distract the driver and increase the risk of a crash, the agency said. The decision to open the investigation was based on reports that the gaming functionality “is visible from the driver's seat and can be enabled while driving the vehicle,” according to NHTSA.

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