Driverless trucks and robot delivery services promise more benefits, fewer headaches than robotaxis

By now, you’ve probably seen some of the viral videos.

Often captured on cell phones or surveillance cameras, the clips show driverless cars getting into head-scratching predicaments, like blocking traffic, colliding with emergency vehicles, or driving straight into wet cement.

Driverless car companies insist their research shows their robot cars are generally safer than human drivers…

While much of the focus on driverless technology has centered on robotaxis, transportation experts say the tech is likely to expand faster and farther when it’s used to transport goods, rather than people.

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