Why Scientists Believe Self-Driving Cars Will Be Used for Sex

Over 60% of Americans had sex in cars before they could drive themselves, surveys show.

The next logical step for driverless cars is sex vehicles, to some.
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Self-driving cars will have a huge impact on how Americans travel, work and, according to some scientists, have sex.

Because cars are essentially “private rooms on wheels,” they will serve just as much as hotels and restaurants as transportation sources once the human responsibility of driving is removed from the equation, Fast Company reported.

Then, the next logical utilization is sex.

That’s the theory pitched in a new paper recently published in the Annals of Tourism Research.

“People will be sleeping in their vehicles, which has implications for roadside hotels. And people may be eating in vehicles that function as restaurant pods,” study leader Scott Cohen told the magazine. “That led us to think, besides sleeping, what other things will people do in cars when free from the task of driving? And you can see that in the long association of automobiles and sex that’s represented in just about every coming-of-age movie. It’s not a big leap.”

The report goes on to speculate that driverless cars could be the next frontier in prostitution, which could also create new safety concerns for sex workers around the world.

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