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Truck Mirror Replacement

Feds to study use of cameras instead of traditional rearview mirrors for truckers and...

Federal transportation agencies announced plans to pay truck drivers and motorists who participate in a study looking at the use of camera systems in place of traditional rearview mirrors.
TuSimple

‘Definitely different’: Truckers get a first-hand look at a self driving semi

In a recent VICE News video report, an autonomous trucking company executive stops by a truck stop to talk with drivers about the technology that threatens their jobs.

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.

The yet-to-be-released Tesla semi truck has already gotten a facelift

A subtly redesigned Tesla semi truck prototype was spotted in California this week.  The updated electric semi truck prototype was spotted on a trailer in Sacramento, California on February...
GPS units for truck drivers.

Bill would require all big rigs to be equipped with GPS

A Virginia lawmaker recently introduced a bill that would require truck drivers to install and use a commercial GPS device.

Company says eerie cab-less truck will be on the road by next year

A tech startup officially debuted the latest version of their very driverless truck with plans to begin shipping to consumers by 2021.

Arizona DOT agrees to data sharing partnership with self-driving truck company

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and Embark Trucks Inc. have agreed to work together to share information to promote safety in highway work zones when automated vehicles are deployed.
Vera

See Volvo’s *very* driverless truck in action at port terminal

Truck maker Volvo just debuted video of the autonomous electric "Vera" truck performing real world work at a port terminal. Vera was recently assigned the task of moving...

Major ELD maker calls it quits due to ‘unforeseen market conditions’

Users of a popular Electronic Logging Device (ELD) have just a few months to find a new provider after the company says that they'll discontinue the service.

Daimler-commissioned safety feature prototype gets glowing reviews

A new safety feature may soon be making an appearance on trucks across the nation thanks to this new handle intended to aid truckers in entering and exiting their cab. 
Driverless

Survey finds that a majority of Americans are scared of sharing the road with...

Automated vehicle technology deployment is on the rise, but a recent survey shows that a large number of Americans aren't happy about it.
KTA Truck Parking

Kansas Turnpike rolls out system to help truckers find parking

This week, the Kansas Turnpike Authority debuted a new truck parking management system along with several other improvements to help truckers traveling through the state.

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...

Specially designed rig will act as crash pad for truckers while construction closes runaway...

Truckers who lose control at the bottom of a freeway in Australia are expected to crash into the back of a specially designed truck for the duration of construction, officials say. 
PeopleNet

Drivers say they’re back on paper logs after ELD outage

A large number of truck drivers have reported that they are experiencing major functionality issues with their PeopleNet Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs).

New Drivewyze service alerts truckers to speed traps, rollover risks, and more

A weigh station bypass service recently added a new feature that will provide drivers with alerts when they travel into an area deemed risky for truckers, while also allowing fleets to monitor driver behavior.
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