ROAD USERS will be wary of the introduction of driverless cars, motoring groups said today.
The AA said Business Secretary Vince Cable was today expected to confirm that the first trials of driverless cars would start in January 2015.
But AA president Edmund King said that a recent AA/ Populus survey of more than 23,000 AA members showed that 43% did not agree that UK legislation should be amended to even allow trials of the technology.
And the RAC said: "We suspect it will be difficult for people to come to terms with giving up control of their vehicle to a computer."
The survey showed only a small minority of drivers were eager to take their hands off the wheel and let the car take over.
Those most keen were drivers aged 25-34, while those least keen were pensioners.
Mr King said: "Today's an...