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In addition to autonomous cars, there are trucks that can travel without a driver. Both vehicles require the same technology. However, producing an autonomous truck can be a bit easier than producing an autonomous car because, unlike passenger vehicles, trucks travel a fixed distance and are mostly on the highway. So, their path is more predictable and easier. Also, due to their large size, trucks provide better visibility for the sensors.

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Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour

Life cycle sustainability assessment of autonomous heavy‐duty trucks

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Dec 16, 2019

The Journal of Industrial Ecology

The transport geography of electric and autonomous vehicles in road freight networks

JasonMonios • RickardBergqvist

Oct 1, 2019

Journal of Transport Geography

What will autonomous trucking do to U.S. trade flows? Application of the random-utility-based multi-regional input–output model

Yantao Huang • Kara M. Kockelman

Jun 22, 2019

Transportation journal

Rollover risk assessment and automated control for heavy duty vehicles based on vehicle-to-infrastructure information

Yi He • Xinping Yan • Xiao-Yun Lu • Duanfeng Chu • Chaozhong Wu

Jun 1, 2019

Intelligent Transport system ( Special Section: Recent Advance on Vehicle to Everything (V2X): Emerging Applications and Technologie )

Potential Improvements in Safety and Efficiency with Autonomous

Brandon Schoettle • Michael Sivak

Dec 1, 2017

The University of Michigan ,
Sustainable Worldwide Transportation

Social and behavioural questions
associated with Automated Vehicles
A Literature Review

Clemence Cavoli • Brian Phillips • Tom Cohen • Peter Jones

Jan 1, 2017

UCL Transport Institute

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