AUTOMATED TRUCKS & TRUCKERS * USA: Prognosis
* Virginia - Future seen for US automated trucks — and truck drivers
--- The new president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations believes autonomous vehicles, including trucks, are closer to rolling onto US highways than widely imagined... Highly automated vehicle technology pioneered by Hyundai and other automakers is rapidly evolving and moving off the drawing board and onto the streets of cities such as Pittsburgh, where ride-sharing giant Uber launched an autonomous taxi service in September... Autonomous cars and trucks could dramatically improve safety and reduce congestion that Spear said costs trucking firms nearly $50 billion a year. But the goal should be a more efficient and safer truck, not a driverless truck, he said...
(Photo: Some say it won't be long before truck drivers can safely take their hands off the wheel) -- Arlington, VA, USA - JOC, by William B. Cassidy - Oct 04, 2016
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