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60 Minutes: Completely driverless trucks predicted on the road by 2021

A jaw-dropping segment that appeared on the news program '60 Minutes' predicts that autonomous technology will begin to disrupt the trucking industry by next year.

Research predicts 54,000 electric semis on the road by 2025

A recent US study estimates that a large number of electric semi trucks are expected to hit the road by 2025.  The study was conducted by US-based energy analysts...

Company says they hauled a load 420 miles on ‘some of the most challenging...

A startup based in Oregon says that they've successfully completed a first-of-its-kind delivery of commercial freight using autonomous convoy technology.
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FBI issues warning about ELDs

This week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a warning to the trucking industry about the vulnerability of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) to threats from hackers.
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Researchers say that totally driverless semi trucks are at least 10 years away

While numerous companies are scrambling to get driverless truck to market at scale, researchers with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) say that it will be at least a decade before the technology is ready for widespread use.

Navistar to sell self-driving semi trucks by 2024

One of the nation's largest truck manufacturers has partnered with a California-based robot trucking startup to put driverless trucks on the market within just four years.

Ohio is building an automated truck corridor along a major interstate

The state of Ohio has received $4.4 million from the US Department of Transportation to spend on truck-centered automated driving technology.  DriveOhio, a collaborative organization aimed at addressing forward-thinking...

CB Radio Review: Cobra 29 LX MAX

If you're in the market for a new CB radio, look no further than the Cobra 29 LX MAX. Decked out with the latest technology, this radio's most impressive...

Driverless truck company launches ‘World’s First Autonomous Freight Network’

On Wednesday, a California tech company announced that they were partnering with some of the largest trucking companies in the U.S. to lauch a nationwide -- and then global -- autonomous freight network.

Company says it can now use tech to tell which truckers are most likely...

This week, a major logistics solutions provider announced that a new "big data" solution that can pinpoint which drivers and carriers are most likely to get into a crash.

California passes ‘first-in-the-world rule’ to ban sale of all new diesel trucks by 2045

Yesterday the California Air Resources Board (CARB) passed a landmark regulation that will force truck manufacturers to make the switch to zero-emissions models.
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DOT gives $4.4 million for self-driving truck project on I-70

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Ohio with a multi-million dollar grant to fund a large-scale automated truck project.

Tesla ready to ‘go all out’ in volume production of electric semi trucks

Tesla shares jumped above $1,000 this week when CEO Elon Musk said it was time to bring the electric Semi to "volume production" in a leaked memo sent to his employees. ...

Mental health apps you should check out if you’re feeling overwhelmed

With everything that has happened in 2020 so far, it's completely normal to be feeling a little anxious, stressed or overwhelmed. It can be difficult to know where...

Interactive map gives you access to realtime info about active protests in the U.S.

As civil unrest spreads in the U.S., staying informed about the location of protest activities and riots is the best defense a trucker has to keep safe.

ELD provider lays off 18% of workers amid COVID-19 crisis

This week, a major fleet management solutions provider announced that they would lay off hundreds of workers due to financial struggles triggered by the Coronavirus outbreak.
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