Dashcam Shows Camaro Brake Checking Tesla Before Crash

A video has surfaced online showing an aggressive Chevrolet Camaro driver tailgating and then brake checking a Tesla somewhere in the United States.

It is unclear if the Tesla model in question is a Model 3 or a Model S but footage from a dashcam and side-mounted cameras near the fenders, show the driver of the Camaro and clearly captures his license plate.

If you skip forward to around 2:50 in the video, you will see that the side cams show the driver of the white Camaro Convertible tailgating the driver of the Model 3 and driving erratically next to the Tesla as the two vehicles exit a highway. When the duo pull off, the Camaro driver pins the throttle of the muscle car and accelerates past the Tesla. He then cuts in front of the electric vehicle and slams on the brakes, resulting in a rather hefty collision.

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The driver of the Camaro can then be seen jumping out of the car and gesticulating at the Tesla driver, even though he seems to be the one to blame for the collision.

The Tesla owner hasn’t said what the outcome was and states that they shared the footage online to help the insurance company, police, and prosecutor’s office.

 

  • BlackPegasus

    The Camaro driver should be pulled into a public square and beaten with pillow cases filled with Duracell batteries.

    • Loquacious Borborygmus

      No beating is stronger longer.

    • Six_Tymes

      are you Islamic? and no, i am not trying to insult anyone. its well known they beat and behead/murder people and think its ‘law”

    • Bill Nguyen

      Duracell? Interesting choice, if a bit expensive. Personally, I’d go for the cheaper, store brand batteries.
      Speaking of cheap batteries, whatever happened to that cheapo red battery with the black cat on it or something? They were always the cheapest at the store.

  • Stephen G

    Why are we turning into a nation of a-holes?

    • Adilos Nave

      Turning? Oh, we got there LONG ago. The internet just makes it much more noticeable.

    • Exotics

      Ya, I’m sure the Tesla driver did something and that is why it was okay for the weak emotional poosay in the camaro to brake check the Tesla and then ended up rear ended the beta male

      Right Stephen

      • Stephen G

        So you’re one of those I wrote about in my previous post. I never condoned or condemned any behavior exhibited in the story. And, by your comment you are suggesting that Mr Tesla was randomly attached by Mr Camaro for no reason which makes little sense.

    • Puddingpopper

      I think the camaro go upset when the tesla went all the way left in an attempt to stay in the way of said camaro

  • salamOOn

    pissed off racer and tesla driver awkwardly driving from lane to lane, and then straight to the left….. what a combo.

  • TB

    Dude in the Camaro was driving like a total Douche Canoe.

  • lagunas3ca

    The Camaro driver heard the rumor that the C8 is going to start at $70K.

  • Mr. EP9

    People who brake check shouldn’t have a license. These people are just nuisances on the road.

    • Aeromann

      Exactly. 👍

  • Exotics

    That’s the Tesla Douchecam capturing a douche

  • Puddingpopper

    Whats with m’er f’ers wanting to pass on the shoulder

  • GobbleUp

    Dbag gonna be a dbag. ‘Cmro

  • TheBelltower

    Deliberately causing an accident should be considered assault.

    • Arthur Burnside

      Running into the rear of another car is generally always the fault of the car in the rear. If the Tesla had its Auotpiolt engaged, then the faulst is actually the Autopilot. Autopilot has been cited for failure to stop when
      a variety of vehicles is stopped in its path. Autopilot should be banned.

      • TheBelltower

        Well that was the most ill-informed comment I’ve read in a long time.

      • stockinbug

        Arthur, I think you need to read the article. If someone cuts in front of you and then abruptly slams the brakes, that’s his doing, not yours (or your car’s.) Luckily the Tesla driver has multi-camera dashcam footage to prove what happened (thanks Tesla for providing that feature with its cars.)

        Autopilot likely wasn’t engaged, as AP would react to that situation by immediately slowing to get the space buffer back between the cars.

  • Porkopolis

    No one talking about the graphics on the side of the Camaro and what looks like possibly a Fraternal Order of Police license plate. Interesting.

    • Puddingpopper

      His dad’s car? No self respecting young man is gonna buy an indy500 pace car edition convertible, but this could be video evidence of me being wrong

  • Jay

    Okay so we all agree that the Camaro is wrong and should be punished in some form but uhh.. why didn’t the Tesla try to brake?

  • Aeromann

    It starts at 3:15.

    It looks the tesla driver didn’t use his blinkers for going right. You can see the camaro headlights after.

    Anyway it’s not a reason…

  • helloWorld

    i though autopilot would prevent this. good for the camaro driver for letting a sumghole realize he isn’t immune to smug behavior

    • stockinbug

      Doesn’t look like autopilot was on. It would have taken evasive maneuvers. The Camaro driver got what he deserved, and the video footage will get him in trouble.

  • Eythan Aldrich

    That Camaro driver is not qualified to BE a Camaro driver

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