(CBS) — He claims he was awake, but police say a Palatine man was asleep at the wheel while driving his Tesla.
The 38-year-old driver was stopped on Interstate 94 at the Illinois-Wisconsin border on Sunday morning.READ MORE: Families Hold Unity Rally To Remember Loved Ones Lost To Gun Violence
Kenosha County sheriff deputies say they clocked the driver doing 82 mph–again, while asleep.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Slightly Warmer Temperatures Before Cold Returns
The driver was cited for “inattentive driving.”MORE NEWS: Woman Questions COVID-19 Clinic After Receiving Results Before Testing
Tesla says there is an autopilot feature on the vehicle, but the automaker says drivers should keep their hands on the steering wheel at all times.