Two public opinion surveys released this week underscored the growing trepidation over the advent of driverless cars. A Brookings Institution online survey found that 61 percent of Americans said they were not inclined to ride in self-driving cars. A poll done at the weekend by Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety found that 69 percent of those surveyed said they were concerned about sharing the road with autonomous cars. In addition to the survey responses, concerns over driverless vehicles have echoed in other places: The infrastructure think tank HNTB found in a June poll that 70 percent of people expect autonomous vehicles to arrive within the next 15 years — but 59 percent said they would be no safer than cars with human drivers.
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From the Texas Trial Lawyers Association news release.