Uber, which recently acquired self-driving truck start-up Otto, plans to enter the long-haul trucking market and be a technology partner for the industry. Otto officials told Reuters that it is expanding its fleet and developing partnerships with independent truckers. The company is set to start rolling next year with trucks equipped with Otto tech like mapping and tracking. However, fully autonomous trucks are an estimated two decades away. Arguments for self-driving cars and trucks in general life and industry emphasize the safety of the vehicles.
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