If you mention self-driving technology in truck driving circles, you do so at your own risk. Autonomous vehicles are seen by many as a threat to truckers’ jobs. However, not everyone shares that opinion.
With trials already taking place across Europe and the US, investment in automation technology is big. According to research by ITF, as many as 4.4 million of the 6.4 million trucking jobs in Europe and the US could be lost to autonomous vehicles.