But there are apparently people who still don’t know about the feature.
A Tesla owner in Pennsylvania shared a funny video of a woman running after his Model 3 to stop it thinking that the vehicle was rolling away:
Not seen in the video, the woman attempted to stop it by putting her weight on the front left pillar.
The owner explained the situation in the description of the video:
I was just leaving a restaurant in West Chester, PA and was summoning my Tesla Model 3. A Woman saw my Tesla moving without someone in the vehicle, she had thought that my vehicle was rolling away. She ran to catch the car and started pressing on the front left pillar to stop it. As soon as I saw what was occurring, I stopped the Tesla. Obviously, the lady was very embarrassed. But I thought it was so nice of her to go well out of her way to prevent what she thought was a disaster, but also very funny.
While she was embarrassed, she has no reason to be. She was just trying to be helpful and didn’t know about Tesla’s Summon feature.
The funny situation was captured by another innovative feature by Tesla: Sentry Mode.
Sentry Mode is Tesla’s integrated surveillance system inside its vehicles using the Autopilot cameras around the car to record potential vandalism or other incidents.
Tesla owners have to plug a storage device in one of the USB ports in the center console, and footage recorded by Sentry Mode and TeslaCam, the automaker’s dashcam feature, will be stored on it.
In order for Sentry Mode to work on a Tesla, you need a few accessories unless you have the latest version of Tesla vehicles. We recommend Jeda’s Model 3/Y USB hub to be able to still use the other plugs and hide your Sentry Mode drive. For the drive, I’m now using a Samsung portable SSD, which you need to format, but it gives you a ton of capacity, and it can be easily hidden in the Jeda hub.
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