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Elon Musk Alarmed That Teslas Beep Constantly in Drive-Thru Lanes

byDan Robitzski
11. 7. 19
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Apparently the cars' parking sensors go hogwild in drive-through lanes.

Close Quarters

The close confines of a drive-thru lane apparently mess with Teslas’ parking sensors, resulting in a cacophony of annoying beeps and alarms.

Parking sensors can help drivers avoid annoying dings and dangerous collisions as they try to back into a spot. But now Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he’s looking into providing the option to turn them off, Business Insider reports, to spare hungry drivers from annoyance as they wait for a burger.

Crowdsourced Features

Musk’s announcement comes after someone complained to him on Twitter about the noise her car makes while detecting hazards in the drive-thru lane. Musk replied: “Looking into it.”

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Of course, given the propensity for new Tesla features to cause accidents, crashes, and other forms of damage, it might be best to keep the alarms on for now.

READ MORE: Elon Musk said he will look into launching a ‘drive-thru mode’ for Teslas after a driver complained the car’s parking sensor ‘beeps like crazy’ while she waits for fast food [Business Insider]

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