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Today’s Pickup: Hawaii’s governor says no to inter-island transport of medical cannabis

Good day, Hawaii Gov. David Ige plans to veto a bill that would allow limited transport of medical cannabis between the islands. Ige, a Democrat, announced that he will kill HB290 because Hawaii’s airspace and parts of its water territory come under the jurisdiction of the federal government. The bill would have permitted the inter-island …

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Starsky Robotics tests first unmanned autonomous truck on public highway in Florida (with video)

Starsky Robotics tested its fully unmanned autonomous truck on a 9.4-mile stretch of public highway on the Florida Turnpike on June 16. The company had previously been testing its self-driving technology on private roads. “We are now the only autonomous company that’s testing trucks without having people in the cabs on public roads with the …

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Today’s Pickup: Driverless truck companies embrace the driver

Good day, This was the week autonomous trucking startups declared their allegiance to truck drivers. As FreightWaves reported, Starsky Robotics launched a new campaign titled “The future of driverless trucking is not driverless.”  TuSimple partnered with Pima Community College on a certificate program for truck drivers. “Human drivers will have to interact with our vehicles …

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Starsky Robotics tests self-driving truck on Florida highway

As some technology companies scale back or eliminate their self-driving programs, Starsky Robotics is pushing forward with its autonomous truck technology. The self-driving truck startup completed a series of road tests, with a driver behind the wheel, on a section of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway near Tampa, Florida, during the week of May 13. …

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