But what will this mean for truck drivers?
For transportation economist Noël Perry, the debate over the future of autonomous truck technology has already ended.
“It is an unstoppable force, no less unstoppable than the car killing the trolley car,” said Perry, who heads up consulting firm Transport Futures.
The reasoning behind his belief is simple: Automation will increase truck utilization to levels never before thought possible.
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