DETROIT (CBSMiami/AP) — Federal investigators are asking Tesla Motors for details on how its self-driving car works following a deadly crash in Florida.READ MORE: Attorney For Key Ally Of Venezuela Leader's Nicolas Maduro Called His Extradition To The US Illegal
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also requests in a letter to Tesla data on all crashes that happened because its system failed to detect another vehicle.
The agency is investigating the May 7th crash in Williston, Florida, that killed 40-year-old Joshua Brown, of Canton, Ohio.READ MORE: Haiti Gang With Past Abductions Blamed For Kidnapping Missionaries
Tesla said the cameras on his Model S sedan failed to distinguish the white side of a turning tractor-trailer from a brightly lit sky and didn’t automatically brake.
The agency gave Tesla until Aug. 26th to fully comply with its request. The company faces penalties of up to $105 million if it doesn’t comply.MORE NEWS: Miami Police Investigate Bomb Threat
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