How will autonomous trucks handle blowouts?

This article discusses the issues surrounding blowouts, and how autonomous trucks might handle the problem. Blowouts occur fairly frequently, though tire manufacturers are making better tires as time goes by. Drivers can usually use their ‘feel’ of the truck to navigate to a safe place to take care of the tire. How would an autonomous truck do it.

The article notes that this problem is one of the top five remaining problems for autonomous navigation.

Blowouts are not a major source of highway deaths. But they occur frequently. All the major tire manufacturers are working on means to control them. Sensors are the main approach. Progress in this area will benefit both driverless and people-driven trucks.

Alan Adler Monday, April 4, 2022

How will autonomous trucks handle blowouts? – FreightWaves

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