Poll reveals fear of travel in self-driving cars

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More than three out of four Americans are afraid of the prospect of riding in a self-driving vehicle, a new survey by AAA finds.

The organization said the finding that 78% of those surveyed fear traveling in a self-driving car is unchanged from last year.

But motorists appear eager to try some of the technologies that could go into self-driving cars. The survey showed 59% of drivers want autonomous technologies in their next vehicle.

“This marked contrast suggests that American drivers are ready to embrace autonomous technology, but they are not yet ready to give up full control,” AAA said in a statement.

The AAA survey also said 54% of U.S. drivers feel less safe with the notion of sharing the road with a self-driving vehicle. Some 10% said they would feel safer.

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