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“Someday in the near future, there will be no need for mirrors on commercial trucks because they may be no drivers to look into them. But until that day, mirrors remain a key part of the safety equation for truck drivers”. – According to article in freightwaves.com and its author Brian Straight

Straight also wrote – “Like everything else, though, companies are using technology to change that. So-called “mirrorless trucks” are already out on the highways being tested, and the camera technology being used could replace mirrors in the very near future, leaving drivers turning to video displays rather than physical mirrors”.

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Source and credits : freightwaves.com / Brian Straight

“According to figures published by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the number of large truck registrations in the United States rose by 27.6 percent between 2008 and 2016. The estimated vehicle miles traveled for those trucks increased 26.6 percent”. – According to article in ccjdigital.com and its author Jeff Crissey

Crisse also wrote – ” There are more trucks on the road today than ever, but truck parking capacity has been unable to keep pace, exacerbating an already bad situation”.

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Source and credits : overdriveonline.com / Jeff Crissey

American Truck Parking’s site shows truck parking availability and truck parking locations. The FHWA-funded project also offers dynamic parking availability in eight states.

“As some technology companies scale back or eliminate their self-driving programs, Starsky Robotics is pushing forward with its autonomous truck technology”. -According to article in freightwaves.com and it author Clarissa Hawes

Hawes also wrote – “The self-driving truck startup completed a series of road tests, with a driver behind the wheel, on a section of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway near Tampa, Florida, during the week of May 13”.

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Source and credits : freightwaves.com  / Clarissa Hawes

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