Autonomous technologies now drive significant change in trucking and freight transportation. Transport Topics autonomous coverage provides a comprehensive look at that change. It provides the latest details on deployment concepts such as advanced driver-assist systems, transfer hubs, teleoperations, platooning and off-road automation and latest analysis of the companies who are manufacturing, adopting and investing in these technologies. Readers can follow the impact such deployment has on everything from policy and infrastructure initiatives to highway congestion, fuel consumption, fleet management, driver management and business investment.
The process of developing, validating and ultimately commercializing fully autonomous trucks has proven to be a long and arduous journey, but there is no shortage of software developers and technologists dedicated to accomplishing that mission.November 23, 2022
Logistics specialist Uber Freight is teaming up with Waabi Innovation Inc. in an artificial intelligence-powered autonomous truck partnership, the companies said Sept. 21.
Isaac Instruments has introduced the next generation of its InView integrated video camera system, designed to help trucking fleets improve safety.September 18, 2023
The pivot from self-driving cars to self-driving trucks is the latest sign of how difficult it is to fully take our hands off the wheel, industry experts and researchers say.
Trailer telematics and sensor technology continue to advance, and providers said they’re offering much more than simple track-and-trace applications.
Cruise in October will begin testing what it says is “the world’s first purpose-built, wheelchair accessible, self-driving vehicle.”
Gragg Wilson of UPS won grand champion honors at the National Truck Driving Championships. In this special edition of RoadSigns, Wilson takes us through the competition's course, successful driving practices and how to attract new drivers.September 14, 2023Sponsored Content
WASHINGTON — Automated vehicles would gain greater adoption with a nationwide policy framework, Chris Spear, president of American Trucking Associations, told members of Congress on Sept. 13.
The California Senate passed a bill Sept. 11 mandating human drivers behind the wheel of autonomous trucks on state highways for at least the next five years. Will the governor sign it?