(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: 6 Killed, 43 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
Kenosha County sheriff deputies say they clocked the driver doing 82 mph–again, while asleep.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Clear Skies And Warm Temperatures
The driver was cited for “inattentive driving.”MORE NEWS: 2 Dead In Fiery Wrong-Way Crash On Stevenson Expressway Near La Grange Road
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.