Trucking fleets may be early adopters of self-drive technology. The strong payback makes a business decision easier to make. The implications for the more than 5.7 million licensed professional drivers are bleak.
The Central North American Trade Corridor Association has proposed a robot truck corridor crossing Canada, the US and Mexico. An initiative has been launched to implement this corridor along Route 83.
Peterbilt is showing off its NHTSA Level 3 autonomous trucks equipped with advanced driver assistance systems. The trucks are also equipped with V2V communications system, facilitating platooning.