The automobile industry is running headlong into developing self-driving vehicles. Though the industry is embracing autonomy, consumers are far more cautious. Actually “cautious” is too cautious a word to describe how a large majority of Americans are downright afraid of autonomous cars. Bloomberg reports that the latest AAA survey indicates that 71 percent of Americans fear autonomous cars. Over 80 percent wouldn't let their kids ride in one. How self-driving cars will be integrated with a legacy fleet that includes cars from the 1950s and 1960s has yet to be determined.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/03/18/americans-fear-autonomous-cars-says-survey