Imagine driving down the interstate behind a tractor trailer and being able to see right through the truck. This may be the new trend in the trucking industry according to some online bloggers. Samsung is well known for their electronics and household appliances, but they have also been developing new technology for safer roadways.
As of December 18th, 2018 diesel fuel was at its lowest point since April of this year. The United States average price per gallon for on-road diesel is currently at $3.121.
Long distance truck drivers may soon become a thing of the past. Autonomous prototype trucks are predicted to be operating on select highways by 2020. In an article in FleetOwner Magazine, Steve Viscelli, a sociologist at the University of Pennsylvania, projects by 2040 that only a few outliers will not be using a predominantly automated fleet.
2018 was and continues to be a big year for the trucking and transportation industry. The future of the transportation industry will continually change over the next 10 years. Let’s take a look at some of the changes that took and will take place.