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Self-Driving Semis Get Boost in U.S. Autonomous Vehicle Policy

The U.S. Transportation Department has given a boost to companies working on automated long-haul trucks, saying an artificial intelligence system could constitute a “driver” under federal trucking rules in a bid to ease barriers to the technology. The Federal Motor …

China Startup Races Tesla With Driverless Trucks in Arizona

A Chinese startup with powerful backing plans to test a fleet of self-driving trucks in Arizona and Shanghai next year, competing with Uber Technologies Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo in transforming the way goods are delivered. Haulage is ripe for …

Driverless Crash Trucks Aim to Improve Safety in Work Zones

Roving construction crews – the kind you see blacktopping a road, painting lines, inspecting a bridge or installing a traffic signal – are often protected from oncoming traffic by a specialized truck outfitted with a crash barrier. The crash trucks, …