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Are Boomers Embracing New Vehicle Technologies, Including Self-Driving Cars?

Speed and Wheel As car manufacturers continue to introduce new vehicle technologies, it's important that all drivers learn how they work and how to use them effectively.

This is especially true for mature drivers as many technologies such as blind-spot warnings and reverse back-up cameras can enhance driving safety and the driving experience as we age.

Vehicles today have many more features than they did 10, 20 or 50 years ago. But when it comes to going high-tech behind the wheel, are older drivers willing to adopt them? In this attached video at YouTube, Jodi Olshevski, a leading gerontologist from The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence, and Joseph Coughlin, Director of the MIT AgeLab, discuss findings from their Vehicle Technology Adoption Among Mature Drivers study and talk about how new technologies can benefit older drivers.

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