Is American Public Support For Self-Driving Cars Getting Low?

Is American Consumer Support For Self-Driving Cars Dying?

After a series of high-profile crashes involving self-driving cars, support for the autonomous vehicles appears to be dwindling. A new survey published by the Brookings Institute found only 21 percent of people would be inclined to ride in a self-driving car, while 61 percent would not.

This follows the downward trend of surveys over the past 12 months. In May 2017, a Pew Research Center poll revealed that 44 percent would ride in a self-driving car if given the chance. By October 2017, that had fallen to 25 percent in a Gallup poll, and 27 percent in a Reuters poll in January 2018. […]

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