Acceptance of Self-driving Cars

  title={Acceptance of Self-driving Cars},
  author={Michael A. Nees},
  journal={Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting},
  pages={1449 - 1453}
  • M. Nees
  • Published 1 September 2016
  • Psychology
  • Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting
Despite enthusiastic speculation about the potential benefits of self-driving cars, to date little is known about the factors that will affect drivers’ acceptance or rejection of this emerging technology. Gaining acceptance from end users will be critical to the widespread deployment of self-driving vehicles. Long-term acceptance may be harmed if initial acceptance is built upon unrealistic expectations developed before people interact with these systems. A brief (24-item) measurement scale was… 

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