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Do Backup Drivers for Autonomous Vehicles Really Work?

Do Backup Drivers for Autonomous Vehicles Really Work?

Uber's self-driving vehicle killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, in March. The latest news on the investigation indicates the safety driver was probably watching TV in her phone. What does that mean for autonomous vehicle development? (Blog)

June 25, 2018

Looking Back at ‘17: Electrification, Autonomous Technologies in the Works
Autonomous Truck Technology: Stepping Stones and Stumbling Blocks

Autonomous Truck Technology: Stepping Stones and Stumbling Blocks

There's no doubt that research and development work on the building blocks of autonomous and automated truck techologies is proceeding apace. It was one of the key themes at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta recently. But it may yet be quite a while before people truly trust these technologies -- or before large numbers of fleets find them to be a worthwhile investment.

October 6, 2017

Why Self-Driving Trucks Don't Add Up

Why Self-Driving Trucks Don't Add Up

Will self-driving trucks put truck drivers out of work? The numbers just don't add up, say two Brookings Institute analysts. Deborah Lockridge has more in her All That's Trucking blog.

April 5, 2017

Autonomous Trucks, Hair Testing and E-Commerce in the News This Week

Autonomous Trucks, Hair Testing and E-Commerce in the News This Week

We highlight several stories that appeared in the mainstream press this week, dealing with hair testing for drugs and alcohol colliding with religious beliefs; what UPS and FedEx are doing to speed e-commerce deliveries; and a couple of the latest items about autonomous trucks.

November 14, 2016

5 Takeaways from ATA MC&E

5 Takeaways from ATA MC&E

The American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference & Exhibition wrapped up in Las Vegas last week, so Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge has had a little time to reflect on the key themes of the many sessions, announcements and expo booths for her "All That's Trucking" blog.

October 13, 2016

Uber, Otto Talk About Plans to Transform Trucking

Uber, Otto Talk About Plans to Transform Trucking

The term "Uber for trucking" is at risk of becoming a generic term, being used for a variety of new apps aimed at automating the load booking process, but Uber is making big plans to make "Uber for trucking" a reality, according to a new report from Reuters.

September 28, 2016

Autonomous Truck Development Marches On

Autonomous Truck Development Marches On

Autonomous Tesla big rigs and a self-driving bus ... and what's the federal government going to do about regulating this fast-changing technology? Learn more in Deborah Lockridge's All That's Trucking blog.

July 21, 2016

Connectivity Step by Step

Connectivity Step by Step

There’s a lot of buzz around “connectivity” in commercial vehicles, including how connectivity plays into autonomous driving technologies. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge writes about the steps to get there in her All That's Trucking blog.

June 10, 2016

The Infrastructure of Autonomous Vehicles

The Infrastructure of Autonomous Vehicles

With all the buzz about the future of connected vehicles and driverless cars and trucks, there's an important component that needs to be addressed, and that's the infrastructure these vehicles need to interact with.

March 9, 2016

Rolling Along Toward Autonomous Trucks
President Touts Smart Highways and Vehicles in Infrastructure Push
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