The impact of Autonomous Vehicles

For another dose of reality consider that according to this article the most common job in 2014 for a majority of states was Truck Driver:

Most Common Jobs 2014

Now jibe that with the work being done on self-driving trucks by industry veterans Daimler and Volvo, or startups Peloton or Otto:

Martin Ford puts the impact of automation in context in his book Rise of the Robots.

Time to think hard about what the effect of this type of automated transportation of people and goods might be on society, jobs, and the environment.