(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: Chicago Weather: More Storms Possible This Weekend
Kenosha County sheriff deputies say they clocked the driver doing 82 mph–again, while asleep.READ MORE: Boards Used To Protect Businesses During Last Summer's Unrest Now Painted And On Display At DuSable Museum Of African American History
The driver was cited for “inattentive driving.”MORE NEWS: Chicago Police Officer Owns Englewood Home That Was Location Of Deadly Mass Shooting
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.