Truck drivers may need a new trade

When I saw this map after the election I didn’t think about politics. I thought, “Wow, in ten years almost all of those truck drivers can be replaced by self-driving vehicles.”

I’m all for reducing congestion on the interstates — the U.S. population has probably doubled since the interstates were built — but that looks like a lot of people who are going to need to learn a new trade.

Sierra Springs truck alvin November 7, 2015 - 1:26pm

I was surprised to see a Sierra Springs truck in Broomfield, Colorado yesterday. I thought “Sierra Springs” was a fictional Adrian Monk thing. (After I realized what it was, I was also surprised that the truck wasn’t cleaner.)

"So the polar bear climbed into the truck ..." alvin August 31, 2013 - 9:10am

I saw this story posted a few weeks ago. The polar bear didn’t eat the guy, so it’s cute. Original story at