Autonomous Trucking

When Will We Have Autonomous Trucks? When One Passes "The Test."

How will we know when we're ready for truly autonomous trucks on our roadways? Well not until they pass this test...

Read More

Less May Not Be More (Part 2) - A Little Deeper Dive Into the New "Automated Driving Systems (ADS): A Vision for Safety 2.0" Policy

What's New with the “Automated Driving Systems (ADS): A Vision for Safety 2.0.”

Read More

Driverless Trucks – When? How? Why?

The automotive and trucking industry has seen a boom in the development and testing of automated and autonomous technologies.

Read More

The Vernacular of Autonomy – A Primer

Autonomous vehicles or automated vehicles? Believe it or not, there is a difference. And, for the most part, nearly everyone is using autonomous in the wrong way.

Read More

Why truckers are still needed

Why are drivers going to be around for longer than the technologically roaring 2020s? A few reasons come to mind...

Read More

Why the Future Doesn’t Happen Overnight

Today, there’s a lot of talk about automated/autonomous vehicle technologies and, if you were to believe the pundits (and those beholden to venture capitalists), we’ll be riding around in dri

Read More

Thoughts on Future Autonomy – A Starting Point?

Like many of you, I’ve been thinking a lot about autonomous trucks, cars, and some of the implications of these rapidly advancing technologies for our industry.

Read More

Advancing the 4-Is to the 5-Is

The 4-Is of active safety and future autonomy--information, intelligence, intervention and insight will help systems advance from active safety technologies through driver assistance systems

Read More

Automated, Autonomous, Platooning – Oh My! The AV Q & A.

Who is leading the way in automation developments? What do you foresee as the primary first use for any autonomous truck ...

Read More

Driver Assistance is NOT Driver Replacement

More and more driver “assistance” systems are being sold – or at least interpreted – as driver “replacement” systems. This post discusses why it’s important for the driver to...

Read More

Why Five?

In the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy the NHTSA has defined 5 levels of automation, In case you were wondering about those 5 levels...

Read More

Getting to Safe Autonomous Vehicle Applications – NHTSAs “Federal Automated Vehicles Policy”

This blog takes a look at the “guidelines” released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

Read More

Not the Only Luddite in the Room

Autonomous, or driverless, vehicles are a long ways away. And more than just one person thinks so.

Read More

How We Got to Where We Are…

Driver assistance systems, they didn’t just appear overnight, right? This post discusses how antilock braking systems – or ABS – started us on the path to where we are today.

Read More

Back to the Bendix Knowledge Dock