With Uber Freight, It’s Not Just Truck Drivers Whose Jobs Are at Risk

Otto’s trucks require a human driver be present and are only fully automated for highway driving. And it’ll be years (decades?) before Otto passes regulatory hurdles. If cities are already wary of Uber’s driverless cars program, they’re even less likely to let a multi-ton 18-wheeler ride without a driver.

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Decades? For sure at least that long, since the infrastructure of roads today have been designed around a person peering out that large glass lens and reacting to the unknown in an accountable way, at least most of the time.

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