Study Reveals How Drivers Really Use Automation

Cadillac's Super Cruise hands-free technology allows semi-autonomous driving on more than 200,000 miles of compatible highways in the United States and Canada. (Cadillac)

According to a new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), real-world use of advanced driving assistance systems (ADAS) does not mirror what many of us – or even researchers – would likely expect.

In conducting the study, MIT scientists monitored driver behavior while utilizing Cadillac's Super Cruise system during partial automation. The results were surprising.

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