It's been all over the news lately: autonomous vehicles. From Tesla's Autopilot function on their new models, to Google potentially developing a self-driving car fleet, to Uber's launch of driverless taxis in Pittsburgh this fall, autonomous vehicles are going from science fiction to mainstream in just a few years.
Each year thousands of people are seriously injured or killed in trucking accidents. Many of these accidents could be avoided with better safety practices in the trucking industry. Trucking safety could be improved by: