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Are driverless vehicles the end of the road for truckers?

Clip: 12/07/2018 | 8m 37s

The trucking industry has long faced a driver shortage, in part because of high risk, low pay and long hours. The rise of autonomous vehicles could alleviate that problem--but it could also eliminate jobs for a population of older men who lack college degrees and might have difficulty finding new work. Paul Solman explores the conundrum for our special Future of Work series.

Aired: 12/07/18

Rating: NR

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