Thursday, October 27, 2016

Making a beer run without a driver

The self-driving beer truck.
The self-driving beer truck

Much of the news of late about driverless vehicles has centered on cars.

Not to be outdone, the Uber-owned, self-driving semi-truck developer named Otto has turned in a 120-mile beer delivery in Colorado without a driver behind the wheel.

There actually was a driver, but he was sacked out in the back of the cab during the run that was accompanied, "Smokey & The Bandit" style, by a collection of state trooper cars after the test run received state approval.

Go here for the full story.

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