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Robot Truckers Could Replace 500K U.S. Jobs

Amid a severe driver shortage, a new study says 90% of long-haul trucking could be replaced by self-driving technology. 

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The robots will take the most tedious, most dangerous jobs first, in most things. Trucking is no exception.