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Women, men sharply divided on driverless cars

Most women said they were fearful of being in a driverless car, an AAA survey found. Some 79% of women said they would be fearful of riding inside such a vehicle.
In this Jan. 4, 2019, photo made with a slow shutter speed, one of the test vehicles from Argo AI, Ford's autonomous vehicle unit, navigates through the strip district near the company offices in Pittsburgh. The people developing self-driving vehicles say it could be anywhere from 10 years to decades before the cars will be carrying passengers in every city. Researchers are trying to conquer a number of obstacles. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Women are far less enthusiastic about the prospect of driverless cars than men, recent studies show. Incoming fellow Mutale Nkonde, for instance, shared her concerns about the automated vehicle market place with The Washington Times.

“It is very hard for me to trust driverless cars when they are proven to be biased in their functionality,” Nkonde said.

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