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Further discussion and analysis on why the yoke is not good

I meant for driving. I've turned it past 90 in parking lots, and u-turns are slow maneuvers that don't require any reaction time.
With practice, I've been able to make u-turns and other narrow turns by using one hand, pushing on the yoke from the front with the ball of my hand. That works fine. However, it has happened to me several times now that I thought I changed direction with the on screen slider, but it didn't take it and I accidentally accelerated in the wrong direction. I had some really close calls with that, and wished there was some sort of haptic or audible confirmation that the new direction has been accepted. The on screen slider is just dumb for such a critical function. I've been trying to train myself to listen for the backup sound the car makes, but that doesn't work as well when you're listening to music.
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>>Parking lot accidents maybe, but for road driving after 16 months, I have yet to need to turn the yoke past 90. <<

But you're in the US which doesn't have mini roundabouts and the like!
We have a few roundabouts in New England, but people are so confused by them that everything moves slowly through the roundabout.


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We have a few roundabouts in New England, but people are so confused by them that everything moves slowly through the roundabout.
...which of course is the whole point of roundabouts! Then in some countries they make them as big as racetracks, so cars go round at 50mph, which makes them put traffic lights all the way around, which......
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Been with the yoke 8 months now. It’s not bad, but I certainly prefer a wheel. IC visibility is a non issue with a correctly designed wheel which is at least one of the reasons tesla went to the yoke.

In the future if Tesla wants to implement unusual design aspects perhaps they should offer it as a beta type option like they do with fsd.
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To be honest, when Tesla announced the yoke, I was hoping it would be more like a side-stick control like in the Airbus aircraft with HOTAS controls. So I was really disappointed by that square monstrosity. I really dislike having to reach out for the control screen.
SEXY buttons on the Yoke..make your own HOTAS?
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