AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer gives his thoughts in a Consumer Reports piece on attitudes toward advanced driver assistance systems:
Americans remain highly skeptical of self-driving car technology, but drivers who have actually experienced automated features, such as automatic emergency braking, say they're comfortable with those technologies, a new AAA study finds.
Bryan Reimer, associate director of the New England University Transportation Center at MIT, studies these technologies closely and says his work has shown the same thing. “We do see in our data in a paper coming out later this year a link between the use of driver-assistance systems and trust and comfort in automation.”
Read more via Consumer Reports.