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    Default Don't Tell The Teamsters: But Driverless Trucks Are Already Here?

    "I thought this was an interesting little piece about driverless trucks operating in an Australian mine. We’re in the middle of yet another technological revolution and as always, some will win and some will lose from this. I have a feeling that the biggest losers of this particular part of it will be unions like the Teamsters: although not without a very large fight, probably lasting decades, about it."

    Don't Tell The Teamsters: But Driverless Trucks Are Already Here - Forbes

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    Default Re: Don't Tell The Teamsters: But Driverless Trucks Are Already Here?

    Yeah let's hope it comes sooner. Tbh trucking is a disgrace anymore

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    Default Re: Don't Tell The Teamsters: But Driverless Trucks Are Already Here?

    I do love the rather snide tone of the article..Like ultimately creating thousands more unemployed people is a great thing..Destroying more middle class jobs is rapidly becoming a profession to companies. Where do people go ? What are they supposed to do ? Class warfare is coming, hope I'm not around to see it.

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    Default Re: Don't Tell The Teamsters: But Driverless Trucks Are Already Here?

    Quote Originally Posted by caltrucker View Post
    I do love the rather snide tone of the article..Like ultimately creating thousands more unemployed people is a great thing..Destroying more middle class jobs is rapidly becoming a profession to companies. Where do people go ? What are they supposed to do ? Class warfare is coming, hope I'm not around to see it.
    Buddy sorry to say It has already started ...

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    Default Re: Don't Tell The Teamsters: But Driverless Trucks Are Already Here?

    Quote Originally Posted by crazy View Post
    Buddy sorry to say It has already started ...
    Unfortunately, you are right. And I think (JMHO by the way), it's going to get a LOT uglier in the coming times. And, I can't blame people for it. We are becoming 2 "classes" in this country it seems, the "ultra rich" and the very poor. It kind of struck me as I was driving the freeways making my deliveries one week. I noticed that there's lots of nice, shiny Mercedes and Volvo's etc. on the roads. Then, there are a bunch of worn out, commuter cars..No middle ground..Seems to be a metaphor for the economy. Let it roll.

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    Default Re: Don't Tell The Teamsters: But Driverless Trucks Are Already Here?

    How do these trucks operate? Can they be taken over by radio frequency like radio controlled drones can be taken over> If someone could break into the control system that would create havoc on the roadways.

 

 

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