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Truckers Aren't Terrorists

Blog commentary by Jack Roberts, Senior Editor

Truck drivers -- and many other workers -- have good cause to be worried about the rise of autonomous technology. Photo: Truckinginfo.com

August 24, 2017

A science writer in MIT's Technology Review is worried angry truckers will one day hack or "bedazzle" autonomous vehicle systems to deliberately cause accidents, Jack Roberts pumps the brakes on that idea in his Truck Tech blog.

Tags: Technology, Truck Drivers, Taxi of Tomorrow, Teamsters, Robots, Terrorism

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Thursday, August 24, 2017 1:05 PM | » Comments(0)

Preventing Truck Terror Attacks Starts With You – And Me.

Blog commentary by Jack Roberts, Senior Editor

It's up to you –and me – to be alert and start looking at ways to thwart terror attacks by trucks.

May 5, 2017

Terrorists are, by necessity, opportunists. They can't always obtain the weapon of their dreams and are often forced to choose an alternative method for attacking. And lately, their weapon of choice has been trucks, notes Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

Tags: Security, Department of Homeland Security, Terrorism, TSA

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Friday, May 5, 2017 9:22 AM | » Comments(3)

Technology, Trucks and Terror

Can technology stop terrorists from attacking with highjacked trucks?

Autonomous driving technology could stop terrorist truck attacks before they happen. Photo: Freightliner

December 20, 2016

Take technology far enough and you'll have smart trucks that simply cannot be used as weapons of terror like this week's attack in Berlin, writes Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

Tags: Autonomous Vehicles, Terrorism

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Tuesday, December 20, 2016 6:31 AM | » Comments(0)

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