The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety asked 2,000 drivers about five of the most advanced Level 2 systems, including Autopilot, Super Cruise, ProPilot, Driving Assistant Plus, and the Traffic Jam Assist systems.
Half of the respondents thought that Autopilot allowed a driver to take their hands completely off the wheel.
For other Level 2 systems, many thought these systems were safe enough for the driver to talk on a cellphone, text, even watch a video or even e to take a nap. One likely reason is that the names used for these features imply more than what they are actually capable of.
Read the article at The Detroit Bureau.