From John Bendel, Land Line:
The Uber folks say that self-driving trucks will create more truck driving jobs.
Yes, that’s every bit as goofy as it sounds.
Uber claims it has been researching the impact of self-driving trucks on truck driver employment. In a web blog, Uber says they “worked with economists and industry experts to better understand the potential economic implications of self-driving trucks and the transfer hub model.” Driverless trucks would linehaul between these hubs along the interstates. Human drivers would take over from there.