Will Technology Make Truck Drivers Obsolete In 10 Years?
Being a teamster is probably not the easiest of jobs. You work long hours, often with unpredictable schedules and stay long periods away from home. Still, it pays the bills, and for millions of Americans, it’s a way to make a decent living.
Unfortunately, it is also one of many activities that is going to be sacrificed on the altar of technological advancements, if the new report “On the road towards the autonomous truck” by consulting company Roland Berger is to be believed. And it’s going to happen quite soon. In the final stage of full self-driving automation, starting from 2025 onward, “ the driver is practically no longer required,” the analysts write.
The technology needed to achieve this is surprisingly mature, and is already being tested on non-public land.
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