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Could the Rise of AI Put Truckers’ Jobs in Peril? | “In the Age of AI” | FRONTLINE

Self-driving trucks may have once seemed like a futuristic vision. But in recent years, they’ve begun taking to the road — and their implications for the labor market, and long-haul truck drivers in particular, could be enormous.

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In the above excerpt from the new FRONTLINE documentary “In the Age of AI,” meet the 24-year-old CEO of a self-driving truck company whose vehicles are already delivering freight from California to Arizona; an independent trucker and his wife whose livelihood could be threatened by the new tech; and a sociologist and author who’s been studying the forces reshaping the trucking industry.

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