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Acceptance of Driverless Vehicles: Results from a Large Cross-National Questionnaire Study

Sina Nordhoff; Joost de Winter; Miltos Kyriakidis; Bart van Arem; Riender Happee;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: ETH Zurich
<jats:p>Shuttles that operate without an onboard driver are currently being developed and tested in various projects worldwide. However, there is a paucity of knowledge on the determinants of acceptance of driverless shuttles in large cross-national samples. In the present study, we surveyed 10,000 respondents on the acceptance of driverless vehicles and sociodemographic characteristics, using a 94-item online questionnaire. After data filtering, data of 7,755 respondents from 116 countries were retained. Respondents reported that they would enjoy taking a ride in a driverless vehicle (mean = 4.90 on a scale from 1 = disagree strongly to 6 = agree strongly). We ...
free text keywords: Transportation engineering, TA1001-1280, Transportation and communications, HE1-9990, driverless vehicles, OA-Fund TU Delft, Article Subject, Mechanical Engineering, Strategy and Management, Economics and Econometrics, Automotive Engineering, Computer Science Applications
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