Skip nav

50% of respondents think cars with autonomous driving
capabilities could make UK roads more dangerous

50% of consumers stated that they do not envisage purchasing a car equipped with autonomous capabilities in the next 10 years

Car manufacturers urged to do more to educate consumers on safety features in autonomous driving vehicles

CAMBRIDGE, UK – A survey of 2000 UK consumers (78% motorists) conducted by YouGov and commissioned by FocalPoint, the provider of high-performance positioning technologies for vehicles, smartphones and wearables has revealed that fifty percent of those surveyed think that vehicles relying on cars with autonomous driving capabilities would result in UK roads becoming less safe.

Despite the many safety benefits of cars with autonomous driving capabilities, including advancing driving assistance capabilities, consumer adoption could be impacted by low levels of confidence in the technology,...

Read full release

Image Channel