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Pallet-Laden Trailer Broke Loose On the Highway

And this brave, pallet-loaded flatbed just pushed the science forward by several decades… when it broke free from the truck that was pulling it. Everyone seems to be talking about self-driving cars and self-driving trucks. But you know what this world really needs? A self-driving trailer.

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While we can see a number of drawbacks to this particular design—including poor directional control, an apparent lack of autonomous braking capability, and the wholesale absence of a propulsion method—we nonetheless applaud this brave first step toward a future when trailers pilot themselves merrily down the freeway.

Pay no attention to the pallet truck driver parked on the shoulder, frantically trying to get his trailer back.Rolex Replica

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