Tag: Driverless Trucks

Illinois State Police arrested a truck driver on drug trafficking charges after finding a large amount of suspected cocaine/fentanyl during a routine roadside CMV inspection.
A trucking company in Illinois used earpieces to help CDL test takers cheat in exchange for money, new court documents reveal.  Mykola Datkun, the owner of Maximum Services Inc. in Island Lake, Illinois appeared in a Chicago...

VIDEO: WIRED’s “The Future Of Trucking When Machines Take The Wheel”

This video takes a closer look at the future of trucking as autonomous vehicle technology threatens to either take or transform truck driver's jobs.

Otto Violated Nevada’s Self-Driving Vehicles Law — But Will Not Face Serious Penalties

A new report suggests that "driverless" truck maker Otto deliberately defied Nevada regulations when they tested one of their vehicles on I-80 back in...

Self-Driving Truck “Otto” To Hit Ohio Roads Today

Ohio transportation officials have announced that a "driverless" Otto semi truck will be traveling on public roads in regular traffic today. The Otto truck will...

VIDEO: VICE News Rides Along In Driverless Otto Truck

Watch as VICE News crews take you inside the cab for a closer look at Otto's self-driving truck technology. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnMUERt0h9I Video Credit: VICE News

Driverless Truck Makes Historic 120 Mile Budweiser Run

Today Otto announced that one of their driverless trucks had completed a 120 mile beer run -- making it the world's first commercial delivery...

VIDEO: Semi Goes On Off-Roading Expedition Without Driver

A trucker gets a surprise when he returns to his rig only to find that it has somehow escaped from its parking spot on...

VIDEO: Autonomous Trucks In Action On California Freeways

California-based start up Otto recently announced that they've been road testing autonomous truck on freeways in the Bay Area. Take a look. https://youtu.be/J_T9aSHbTbE Video Credit:  Mashable News

Wired: Truck Driving Is About To Become Even Less Fun

A new article in Wired magazine explores how self-driving trucks probably won't put truckers out of a job -- but they may make truck...

Driverless Construction Zone Trucks To Hit Florida Roads Within The Year

Unlike the so-called "driverless" Daimler trucks that debuted earlier this year that still require a human in the cab, the Royal Truck & Equipment vehicles you'll see on Florida roads by the end of the year will be completely unmanned by humans -- truly driverless trucks.

Experts Say Autonomous Trucks Will Kill Economy, Others Say Truck Drivers Will Just Do Something Else

Following the launch of Freightliner's Inspiration truck, many financial experts say that driverless trucks would kill jobs and be harmful to the American economy. Though...

Computer-Linked Trucks Hit Nevada Highways

Two computer-linked trucks hit Nevada highways this week to test out a relatively- new technology called "platooning."

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