two of which resulted in fatalities.
Getting distracted with Autopilot engaged is like removing your seatbelt because you have airbags.
Why call it autopilot? just call it cruise control, and don't let the driver out of the loop. I have lane change assist in my Porsche. If it does not detect input from the driver after some number of minutes, it will automatically disengage and beep out a warning. Point is, the system doesn't even pretend to be engaged if you're not.
"Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago." -- Bernard Berenson