Fast, Asleep

There’s something new and oddly terrifying to look out for on the nearest highway: drivers napping peacefully while their cars steer themselves.

By Peter C. Baker

I discovered the videos in January. One of the first I saw was posted by the irreverent online car magazine Jalopnik. ‘‘Dangerous Idiot Sleeps While Driving His Tesla on Autopilot,’’ read the headline. The cellphone-captured footage did, as promised,

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