This was shown on the BBC and on CBS news yesterday. The video demonstrates a situation that the Tesla advanced driver assistance features (Autopilot) cannot deal with alone. Insurers warning on 'autonomous' cars I would like to know what AP following distance setting was used. This demonstrates why a safe following distance must be maintained at all times. I have witnessed this situation on more then one occasion both in the US and in Europe. The evasive maneuver of the vehicle in front did avoid the collision with the stopped vehicle, but if it is done as a pure reaction, without situational awareness it will cause another collision. The driver in front, nor the Tesla, were unable to bring the vehicles to a stop, safely, and without drama.