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Autonomous Trucks

Autonomous trucks are self-driving vehicles designed for the transportation of goods without the need for human intervention. These trucks utilize a combination of advanced technologies, including artificial intelligence, computer vision, radar, lidar, and GPS, to perceive their environment, navigate roads, and make real-time decisions. The development of autonomous trucks aims to revolutionize the logistics industry by improving efficiency, reducing costs, and enhancing safety. By eliminating the need for human drivers, these vehicles can operate continuously, potentially reducing delivery times and increasing the overall capacity of the transportation network. Additionally, autonomous trucks are expected to mitigate the risk of accidents caused by human error, such as driver fatigue or distraction. However, the widespread adoption of autonomous trucks faces challenges, including regulatory hurdles, concerns about job displacement, and the need for robust infrastructure to support their operation. As technology advances and society adapts, autonomous trucks have the potential to transform the way goods are transported across highways and cities, reshaping the future of the trucking industry.

self-driving vehicles, logistics industry, artificial intelligence, computer vision, lidar, GPS, transportation network, driver fatigue, job displacement

Robert Anderson

CITATION : "Robert Anderson. 'Autonomous Trucks.' Design+Encyclopedia. https://design-encyclopedia.com/?E=431353 (Accessed on April 19, 2024)"


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