Tesla published a report about the safety of their vehicles for the 4 th quarter 2018, releasing updated data on incidents that happened to the electric cars of the company, as when the autopilot and at the switched-off driver assistance systems. Recall that the beginning of the publication of such reports was due to excessive and often biased attention to accidents involving electric vehicles of the company.
During the 4th quarter of 2018 based electric-vehicle maker recorded a single event like an accident or an accident, every 4.68 million km (5.3 million miles in Q3) with an active autopilot, and one event at 2.54 million km (2.68 million km) without the use of technology.
For comparison, according to the latest NHTSA, in the United States a car accident occurs every 700 000 km.
It should be noted that the 4th quarter has covered winter months 2018, so increased in comparison with the 3rd quarter of the frequency of accidents caused by difficult driving conditions and large number of accidents, both electric and fuel cars.
According to NHTSA, Tesla are among the safest in the world, which confirms not only the specified statistics, but the high ratings of all the electric company in the testing of this organization.