Tesla allows drivers to play video games in moving cars, raising safety concerns

Tesla allows drivers to play video games in moving cars, raising safety concerns


You could play Sky Force Reloaded while driving — but you shouldn’t. | Image: The Verge

Tesla updated its software allowing vehicle occupants to play video games on the center touchscreen while in motion, raising questions about safety and driver distraction. Previously, video games were only playable while the vehicle was in park.

But according to The New York Times, an over-the-air software update was pushed out last summer enabling the ability to launch some games regardless of whether the car was stationary or not, raising serious concerns about safety.

The Verge confirmed in a Tesla Model 3 that Sky Force Reloaded, Solitaire, and The Battle of Polytopia are playable on the center touchscreen while the vehicle is in motion. A…

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