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'Autopilot' Tesla crashed into our parked patrol car, say SoCal cops

Gene Cash Silver badge

> the ~40,000 people who died in US auto accidents alone in past year get almost no coverage

He's right. This has always pissed me off personally.

12 people get shot in a school and it's the end of the world (which it is) but 3,000+ die EACH MONTH and it's completely ignored.

And the penalties are nil. An old geezer killed someone on a bicycle and got a whopping $80 fine - until the local community revolted and she got 3mos in jail - 3 months for killing someone!

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