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Eroding trust - 73% wouldn’t ride in an Autonomous Vehicles (AVs)

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ippei
1202 Rider Driver Guru
 Posted 4 years, 6 months ago

AAA reports the number of people who are too afraid to ride in an autonomous vehicle has risen in recent months to nearly 3 in 4 Americans at 73%. Following high-profile incidents involving autonomous vehicle technologies, this trend of distrust is up significantly from 63 percent in late 2017. Additionally, two-thirds (63 percent) of U.S. adults report they would actually feel less safe sharing the road with a self-driving vehicle while walking or riding a bicycle.

Another surprising finding from this AAA.  It's the younger people who were rattled by these accidents:

"Surprisingly, AAA’s latest survey found that Millennials – the group that has been the quickest to embrace automated vehicle technologies — were the most impacted by these incidents. The percentage of Millennial drivers too afraid to ride in a fully self-driving vehicle has jumped from 49 percent to 64 percent since late 2017, representing the largest increase of any generation surveyed."

AAA: American Trust in Autonomous Vehicles Slips

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    Bigfrank
    447 Rider Driver Driver
     4 years ago

    Hopefully the percentage who would take it are the ones who do not tip