Waymo is testing self-driving trucks in Atlanta

Waymo moves beyond driverless taxis with trucking program

Starsky envisions trucks driving autonomously on the freeway, but having a human driver driving the truck remotely at the beginning and end of the trip. During the pilot programme, due to start next week, the self-driving Waymo lorries will carry cargo bound for Google's data centres.

The bright blue trucks in Waymo's Atlanta pilot will still have back-up drivers in the cabs to monitor systems and take control if needed. The trucks won't be completely driverless, but will be operating on public roads during the pilot, the company said. Waymo will also work with Google's logistics team to find other places in the supply chain where self-driving technology can be used-inside factories and distribution centers, say, or at port terminals.

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To be clear, this isn't the first time Waymo has tested their semi trucks in public - the company is well aware of the many differences between driving a semi truck and driving a traditional minivan. Over this period, Waymo has improved its software by learning to drive the big rigs in much the same way a human driver would after years of driving passenger cars. "The principles are the same, but things like braking, turning, and blind spots are different with a fully-loaded truck and trailer".

In a blog post, Waymo wrote "We've been able to make rapid progress because our driver - Waymo's self-driving technology - is not only experienced, but adaptable".

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Just days after ride-hailing service Uber announced it was testing tractor-trailers that drive themselves, Google's autonomous vehicle operation announced similar testing in Georgia.

Both moves are only the latest steps in the advancement of self-driving auto technology. Even though most of those miles were for passenger vehicles, the firm says almost a decade of experience gives it a head start in trucking. Beyond that, Waymo's trucks will also be outfitted with the same set of custom-built sensors that we've seen on the company's self-driving minivan.

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U.S. states set their own rules for roads, and a handful have passed laws allowing self-driving vehicles.

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