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Autopilot in New York City area

New York presents some unique challenges for Autopilot, and I'm interested to hear where others have found it to work well and where it doesn't

I found it to be pretty dangerous on the Merritt Parkway north of the city since traffic moves at 70-80mph around hairpin turns. Hopefully Tesla will smooth this out over time, but I'm pretty sure that as I exited one of the turns it would have caused an accident if I hadn't been very quick to take over.

I was impressed with performance down the West Side Highway. There was a good reason why Tesla chose this road for their test run with journalists - the lane markings are good.
 

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