autonomous trucks

  1. Emily

    House subcommittee passes landmark federal autonomous vehicle legislation

    The road to self-driving cars on the nation’s highways is starting to be paved. On Wednesday, July 19, the House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection unanimously passed legislation to the full committee that will allow thousands of highly automated vehicles to deploy while...
  2. Maria

    NTSB report: Driver in fatal autonomous Tesla crash was warned multiple times

    The National Transportation Safety Board released more than 500 pages of information pertaining to the Tesla crash in May 2016 that claimed the driver’s life after it struck a tractor-trailer. The verdict: Tesla’s autonomous technology is not to blame as the driver was warned multiple times to...
  3. Mike

    NTSB report: Driver in fatal autonomous Tesla crash was warned multiple times

    The National Transportation Safety Board released more than 500 pages of information pertaining to the Tesla crash in May 2016 that claimed the driver’s life after it struck a tractor-trailer. The verdict: Tesla’s autonomous technology is not to blame as the driver was warned multiple times to...
  4. embark

    We are an Autonomous Truck Company - Happy to Answer any Questions

    Hey Everyone, We are a team building autonomous trucks and thought it might be interesting to share what we are doing and to answer any questions you might have about the space from our perspective. We are building an autonomous truck that can run on long haul routes and would work with...
  5. Mike

    Has anybody considered investing in autonomous trucks?

    So, today I was doing this extremely difficult job I have that includes sitting on my rear and holding a steering wheel for 750 miles. Tough job, but somebody has to do it. While driving, I got to thinking about my next truck purchase. That's when my mind really began to wander........ If the...
  6. Mike

    Which Large Carrier Will Be The First To Operate Autonomous Trucks To Their Fleet?

    For the sake of accuracy, I'm not talking about testing 1 truck, or even 2-3 trucks. I'm talking putting a significant amount of trucks into the fleet and running autonomous. This could be with a driver in the truck, but not controlling the truck. Let's not turn this into a fleet bashing...
  7. Injun

    How to Trap Autonomous Vehicles

    Meet the Artist Using Ritual Magic to Trap Self-Driving Cars
  8. Getfit Tommy

    Autonomous trucks...drivers.. and H.O.S. ~

    When the anti-human autonomous trucks are finally fully approved for use in trucking companies... (or the software packages) .. will the "Drivers (if you can call them that ???) be subject to the same HOS as the manual drivers (us) ???? ...or, will they be allowed to whack it inside the rig for...
  9. Mike

    Autonomous Trucking - Will an actual driver be in the truck, and for how long?

    As autonomous trucking looks to become a reality in the not so distant future, one of the major discussions is whether the autonomous trucks will have a driver in them or not. Also, if drivers are in the trucks, will there be a point where drivers will no longer be in the trucks? Some compare...
  10. Mike

    The Autonomous Trucking Forum - Information On A New Era Of Trucking

    With the new era of Autonomous Trucking approaching us rapidly, we feel like it is time to dedicate an area of our community to this. Several existing threads on the subject of autonomous trucking have been moved to this new section to kickstart it, and we hope to have plenty more discussion on...
  11. Maria

    Toyota eyes launch of semi-autonomous cars by 2020

    Toyota Motor Corp. says it will bring to market cars that can autonomously change lanes, merge with traffic, and overtake other vehicles on highways by around 2020 as it looks to catch up in the field of self-driving cars, Reuters reports. Demonstrating its newest safety technology features to...
  12. H

    Autonomous Trucks Conference November 11-13 2015 Detroit Michigan

    Autonomous Trucks 2015 Feeling very concerned about the future of the occupation. There are so many people pushing the propaganda of this technology. The people at www.cavcoe.com make it their mission to tirelessly promote the proliferation of autonomous vehicles. Drivers need a voice!
  13. H

    Calgary Alberta Drivers Losing Jobs to Autonomous Trucks

    http://www.cbc.ca/radio/day6/episod...t-alberta-truck-drivers-out-of-work-1.3119963 Good paying jobs that are supporting families are being taken away by greedy corporate interests seeking a bigger slice of the pie. We need more advocacy for drivers!
  14. Maria

    Licensed to drive: LL field editor certified to drive autonomous trucks

    By Suzanne Stempinski, Land Line field editor In September, I had the chance to do something only a handful of people in the U.S. have done – I got an autonomous truck license. Six months earlier, I hadn’t even considered such a thing. But in May of this year I covered the debut of...
  15. Maria

    Freightliner premiers Inspiration autonomous vehicle at Hoover Dam

    Freightliner captured several “firsts” in its premier of the world’s first autonomous truck licensed to drive on public roads. Introduction of this historic achievement required a historic location and the company chose Hoover Dam. Then, adding to the history, Freightliner turned the surface of...
  16. H

    Secretary of DOT Supports Autonomous Driving

    http://www.cnet.com/news/dot-s-foxx-outlines-future-traffic-problems-at-google/ Guys, I know there are a lot of skeptics in the community, but this is for real, Google and a slew of other companies are trying to automate vehicles to the point that they don't require a driver. We can't take this...
  17. Maria

    Autonomous Peterbilt truck showcased at ITS World Congress

    Autonomous driving technologies were featured at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s 2014 World Congress in Detroit recently, and the Peterbilt Model 579 concept truck was used to demonstrate the new system. Technologies used by the Model 579 include: Radar-based adaptive cruise...
  18. Tazz

    Daimler debuts 'autonomous' truck

    http://www.ttnews.com/articles/basetemplate.aspx?storyid=35402&t=Daimler-Trucks-Debuts-Self-Driving-%E2%80%98Future-Truck-2025 Daimler Trucks debuted its self-driving “Future Truck 2025” during an on-highway test drive on a section of the autobahn near Magdeburg, Germany. The truck uses the...
  19. rebel

    Something new from Amazon - autonomous drones

    I saw this on "60 minutes" tonight in a segment on Amazon. It's still in development and I'm sure many hurdles are left to overcome, from the FAA to the common thief, but I got a little chill thinking about how many people it could affect overall in the delivery business...
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