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Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Technological Advances Entice Younger Drivers to Trucking Industry, Executives Say

J.B. Hunt's Greer Woodruff Woodruff speaks at the House subcommittee roundtable discussion. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

WASHINGTON — Advances in automation, safety features and telecommunication are improving jobs for truck drivers, attracting a new generation of workers adept in user-friendly technologies, trucking executives told House lawmakers Dec. 7.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 7, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Federal Regulators Tout Autonomous Technology in Policy Update

Daimler's Future Truck An "operator" in Daimler's Future Truck. DOT officials reaffirmed their commitment to such technologies. (Daimler AG)

U.S. Department of Transportation leaders reaffirmed their commitment to ensure the adoption and implementation of automated technologies across transportation modes, the agency indicated in a new policy document.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 28, 2017