Article | Persuasive Technology: Design for Health and Safety; The 7th International Conference on Persuasive Technology; PERSUASIVE 2012; Linköping; Sweden; June 6-8; Adjunct Proceedings | Trusting Automation Technology for Safer Roads: The Effect of Shared Driving Goals

Title:
Trusting Automation Technology for Safer Roads: The Effect of Shared Driving Goals
Author:
Frank Verberne: Eindoven University of Technology, The Netherlands Jaap Ham: Eindoven University of Technology, The Netherlands Cees Midden: Eindoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
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Year:
2012
Conference:
Persuasive Technology: Design for Health and Safety; The 7th International Conference on Persuasive Technology; PERSUASIVE 2012; Linköping; Sweden; June 6-8; Adjunct Proceedings
Issue:
068
Article no.:
015
Pages:
57-60
No. of pages:
4
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2012-06-06
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


Automation technology can increase safety on the road; but only when it is trusted. As shared goals lead to social trust; and people exhibit social responses towards intelligent machines; we hypothesized that shared driving goals would also lead to increased trustworthiness and acceptability of Adaptive Cruise Control Systems (ACCs). In an experiment; participants (N = 61) were presented with descriptions of three ACCs with different automation levels which were described as systems that either shared their driving goals or did not. Trustworthiness and acceptability of the three ACCs were measured. Results indicated that participants judged ACCs sharing their own driving goals to be more trustworthy and acceptable than ACCs not sharing their driving goals. Furthermore; participants judged ACCs that took over driving tasks while providing information as more trustworthy and acceptable than ACCs that took over driving tasks without providing information. Thereby; these results help opening the road to safer driving.

Keywords: Trust; acceptance; adaptive cruise control; automation

Persuasive Technology: Design for Health and Safety; The 7th International Conference on Persuasive Technology; PERSUASIVE 2012; Linköping; Sweden; June 6-8; Adjunct Proceedings

Author:
Frank Verberne, Jaap Ham, Cees Midden
Title:
Trusting Automation Technology for Safer Roads: The Effect of Shared Driving Goals
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Persuasive Technology: Design for Health and Safety; The 7th International Conference on Persuasive Technology; PERSUASIVE 2012; Linköping; Sweden; June 6-8; Adjunct Proceedings

Author:
Frank Verberne, Jaap Ham, Cees Midden
Title:
Trusting Automation Technology for Safer Roads: The Effect of Shared Driving Goals
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