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Concerned about self-driving cars? You’re not alone


An AAA survey released this week found that although 63% of US drivers said they would feel afraid to ride in a self-driving vehicle, the percentage is down from 78% last year. — Bay Area News Group/TNS

An AAA survey released this week found that although 63% of US drivers said they would feel afraid to ride in a self-driving vehicle, the percentage is down from 78% last year. — Bay Area News Group/TNS

DETROIT: Using the adaptive cruise control on his Toyota Avalon left Rich Heidebrink feeling uneasy. 

"I was always nervous about getting popped from behind," the Northwood, Ohio, man explained about the driver assistance technology that allows one vehicle to maintain a set distance behind another with the aid of sensors. 

   

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