Tesla to Halt Video Games from Being Played in Moving Cars
Dec. 27, 2021—Tesla late last week agreed to stop allowing video games to be played on its center touch screens while a vehicle is in motion.
The move comes as pressure from U.S. auto safety regulators, namely the NHTSA, continued to mount over the last several weeks, according to a report from The Detroit News.
Several complaints were filed earlier this month to the NHTSA by Tesla drivers. Tesla announced it would send out a software update that will lock games while vehicles are moving a day after the NHTSA said it would open a formal investigation into those distracted driving complaints.
The software update is currently available for all Teslas. The NHTSA's investigation will continue despite the update.