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The woman in the Tesla wakes up at the very end of the most recent video taken by Joshua Cardena, after several seconds of the man saying ‘she is dead asleep.’
Tesla’s autopilot system is able to assist drivers, but it does not make the vehicle totally autonomous, the company’s website states. Users are required to keep their hands on the wheel to maintain control.
This video was captured on the Interstate 5 Thursday near Griffith Park in Los Angeles
Thursday’s video comes a week after another woman was seen sleeping behind the wheel of her Tesla in Southern California
The latest incident happened on the northbound Interstate-5 near Griffith Park.
Joshua Cadena who filmed the video can be heard laughing as he tells his friend about the woman who is asleep at the wheel.
‘She is dead asleep, bro! That is so funny,’ Cadena says to his friend.
The red Tesla passes the car Cadena and his friend are in before slowing down randomly in the fast lane.
Cadena and his friend then speed up to get a better angle of the woman inside the Tesla.
The woman’s head appears cocked to the side and laying against the window.
Cadena films for several seconds while the unidentified woman lies still until she eventually comes to.
‘Well, she’s up now,’ Cadena’s friend says as he laughs.
The red Tesla was in the ‘fast lane’ while the driver appeared fast asleep
The unidentified woman lays still for several seconds while Cadena records until she snaps awake
Shockingly, this is the second incident of its kind in Southern California in a week.
Last Thursday, another person on the road recorded a video of a napping Tesla driver.
That video took place on the 15 Freeway near Temecula.
Kiki Dolas who recorded the video told officials she had been following the car for 15 minutes and honking before she eventually called 911.
The California Highway Patrol was dispatched to investigate.
The driver in that event was not found.