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Thief livestreams for help when self-driving car won't stop

Original post made on Apr 1, 2019

What began as an auto thief's livestream of his joyride turned into a distress call Sunday evening when the man couldn't figure out how to get the self-driving car out of autopilot mode.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 1, 2019, 9:50 AM

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9 people like this
Posted by Jonathan Brown
a resident of Ventura
on Apr 1, 2019 at 1:58 pm

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Add "It was self-driving, officer" to the list of excuses for speeding! This guy's very lucky he didn't hurt someone.


4 people like this
Posted by KPSmith
a resident of Community Center
on Apr 1, 2019 at 2:51 pm

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You got me again! HAFD indeed!


5 people like this
Posted by Helmut
a resident of another community
on Apr 1, 2019 at 2:58 pm

Maybe the best one ever. Nearly laughed my dang pants off.


4 people like this
Posted by Karen H
a resident of Leland Manor/Garland Drive
on Apr 1, 2019 at 3:10 pm

Karen H is a registered user.

Thank you - all these articles were fun to read!


7 people like this
Posted by resident
a resident of Stanford
on Apr 1, 2019 at 3:24 pm

After that white supremacist live streamed his mass murder in New Zealand, somehow jokes about live streaming crimes make me feel ill instead of amused.


3 people like this
Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on Apr 1, 2019 at 3:48 pm

^ buzz-kill


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