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Tesla’s In-Dash Video Games Draw Scrutiny From Regulator (1)

Dec. 8, 2021, 3:29 PM

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Wednesday it is reviewing a recent software update by Tesla Inc. that allows drivers to play video games on a dashboard screen while the vehicle is moving.

“We are aware of driver concerns and are discussing the feature with the manufacturer,” the agency said in a statement. “The Vehicle Safety Act prohibits manufacturers from selling vehicles with design defects posing unreasonable risks to safety.”

The New York Times reported earlier this week on concerns raised by safety advocates about three video games -- including solitaire -- that drivers or passengers could play ...