25 Jan '18, 7pm

American Drivers Slowly Warming Up to Riding in Self-Driving Cars

American Drivers Slowly Warming Up to Riding in Self-Driving Cars

Americans are slowly becoming less afraid and feeling safer while riding in self-driving cars. According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), 63 percent of U.S. drivers participating in its annual survey said they are less afraid of riding in a self-driving vehicle. This represents a 14-percent jump from 2017. “Americans are starting to feel more comfortable with the idea of self-driving vehicles,” said AAA Automotive Engineering and Industry Relations Director Greg Brannon. “Compared to just a year ago, AAA found that 20 million more U.S. drivers would trust a self-driving vehicle to take them for a ride.” Other key insights revealed differences in attitudes in men versus women, baby boomers versus Generation X drivers, and the age 18-34 millennial demographic. Women are more likely to “be afraid” and “feel less safe” than men riding in a self-driving car, at a 7...

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