A Self-Driving Truck Got a Shipment Cross-Country 10 Hours Faster Than a Human Driver

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TLDR – It was a 14-hour straight shot. The human driver ate and slept during the journey and took 24 hours to complete the drive.

McRambis

Why the fuck aren’t cross country trips done via rail?

470vinyl

Well. That’s the end of long haul truck driving as a profession right there. I knew it was coming, but I didn’t think about just how obvious the arrival would be.

CrackSammiches

Machines don’t take a wage, need fair treatment , or unionize. Even if it was slower they would pick the machine.

Crafty_Accident_9534

The eventual state of our society is going to resemble the antebellum South, with a tiny number of wealthy people controlling robots instead of slaves, and everyone else drifting around the fringes in poverty.

sporifix