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What is the Potential Impact of ‘Smart Trucks’ Within the Trucking Industry?

I’m happy to introduce Justin Fox, a graduate from the University of Kent, who is my next guest blogger. Casting an eye to the future, Justin has identified automation as one of the primary issues set to dominate international affairs, , as … Continue reading

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Should Road User Charging be Introduced along with Driverless Vehicles?

I was happy to find that a consistent theme at the ITS World Congress this year was on the importance of shifting to road user charging to fund infrastructure investments. The idea behind road user charging is that people pay … Continue reading

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Besides Personal Travel, How Can Driverless Technology be Used?

Clearly, the media outlets are most excited about the ability to move people, but there are so many other applications to consider! The freight industry is (understandably) excited about the potential for applying both connected technology (e.g., platooning) and autonomous … Continue reading

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Our Driverless Future – What Technologies Can We Look Forward To?

I was pretty shocked when the former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown, a huge San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency (Muni) advocate, stated, “”It’s time to accept the fact that Muni will never run on time spend enough to keep the … Continue reading

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Driverless Cars’ Impact on Jobs…. Should You Be Worried?

There are many articles out there regarding the potential loss of jobs associated with a driverless society.  Here are a couple of examples: Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Hit Us Like a Human-Driven Truck Will Driverless Cars Force a Choice … Continue reading

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