End of the road for US truckers?
Truck drivers and the robots that could replace them
Truck drivers and the robots that could replace them. Jahd Khalil visits a truck stop in the US state of Virginia to find out why there's a chronic shortage of truckers in the US. Robert Brown from the robotics company TuSimple and Greg Hastings, associate partner at McKinsey & Co, tell Manuela Saragosa why long-distance driving is exactly the kind of job suited to robots.
(Photo: A truck stop on the US-Mexico border, Credit: Getty Images)