After decades of steady declines taking place year after year, in 2015 we witnessed a hefty spike in the number of fatal car crashes on the nation's roads with more that 30,000 Americans losing their lives.
Meanwhile, technology continually marches on, presenting consumers a series of new safety features – as well as the prospect of the holy-grail of automobile engineering – the self-driving car.
Safety-conscious Americans would surely be looking to add more "auto" – as in automatic – to their automobile, yes?
On the contrary, for the most part.
As it turns out, the majority of U.S. motorists are increasingly steering clear of cars that drive themselves.
Except for one age-group of adults, drivers are even more distrustful of self-driving cars then...