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Tesla to Halt Video Games from Being Played in Moving Cars

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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.

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