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Driverless 18-wheelers are hitting the roads in Texas. How are they being regulated?

Detail picture of the Unites States and Texas flag during the second round of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio.
Detail picture of the Unites States and Texas flag during the second round of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio.

We’rehitting the open road.

There arean estimated 3.5 million freight drivers in the U.S., according to the American Trucking Association.

But some of those bigrigscould soon be going driverless. Automated 18-wheelers are hauling freight in Dallas. But what’s being done to keep those of us sharing the road with these road-bots safe?

We talk about it.

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