Study: 9 of 10 drivers want assist technology, but fewer than half want self-driving cars
Do you want a car with the latest in lane-departure warning, parking sensors, and the like? According to The Detroit News, interest in active safety features like those does not necessarily mean you want a self-driving car.
The paper cites a study of more than 2,500 drivers over the age of 18, commissioned by Ford, which found that nine out of ten drivers were interested in active safety tech.
According to the study, 60 percent of drivers blame blind spots for accidents, while 40 percent are actually afraid of parallel parking. Additionally, nearly half of the drivers surveyed have admitted to falling asleep while driving or know someone who has.
The study was conducted by market-research firm Penn Schoen Berland, and found that while drivers want driver-assist technologies, many are not... [via Autoblog]