Sadly, electrical automobile drivers proceed to be given the coal-rolling remedy by diesel-powered truck house owners within the US.
There is no want to elucidate why rolling coal deliberately just isn’t solely unlawful in lots of states but in addition a fallacious and disrespectful factor to do on so many ranges. The unhappy actuality is this phenomenon stays a factor on US roads.
A Tesla Mannequin 3 proprietor skilled it himself just lately whereas driving on a freeway. In a brief video shared by Nathan (@NateWiki) on Twitter and picked up by Teslarati, we will see three pickup vehicles blocking all three lanes in entrance of the Tesla, successfully stopping the EV from transferring previous them.
As if that wasn’t sufficient, one of many vehicles additionally began rolling coal at one level, and the smoke was so thick that the Tesla driver might barely something in entrance of the automobile for a couple of seconds. Thoughts you, he was touring at round 60 mph, so if any impediment had appeared in entrance of him, he would have had a troublesome time seeing it.
The video captured by the Mannequin 3’s onboard digicam was additionally accompanied by a proof from the Tesla driver.
“Taking my Mannequin 3 out on a highway journey and these 3 a**holes type a blockade in entrance of me and ship all their fumes my course. This must be unlawful. Actually want I had a HEPA air filter proper now…”
He truly makes an excellent level concerning the HEPA (Excessive-Effectivity Particulate Air) filter, which Tesla affords as commonplace together with the Bioweapon Protection Mode on the Mannequin Y, Mannequin S and Mannequin X – however not on the Mannequin 3. Tesla CEO Elon Musk defined prior to now that the HEPA filter wanted for Bioweapon Protection Mode is just too massive for the Mannequin 3.
It is value noting that Tesla automobiles which can be outfitted with HEPA filters enable solely clear air to enter the cabin – whatever the air high quality exterior – when the Bioweapon Protection Mode is activated. The function debuted within the Mannequin X SUV and Mannequin S sedan in 2018, and was added to the Mannequin Y in 2020.