Americans Aren't Enthusiastic About Driverless Cars
Uber is restarting its testing of driverless cars, eight months after one of their self-driving vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian, but Americans aren’t any readier to embrace the technology.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 14% of American Adults say they would hire a self-driving car through a service like Uber or Lyft. Seventy-five percent (75%) say they would opt for a car they can drive instead. Another 12% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on December 6 & 9, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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