Self driving cars are racist (really hmmm)( new study finds a potential risk with self-driving cars: failure to detect dark-skinned pedestrians)

new study finds a potential risk with self-driving cars: failure to detect dark-skinned pedestrians The list of concerns about self-driving cars just got longer. In addition to worrying about how safe they are, how they’d handle tricky moral trade-offs on the road, and how they might make traffic worse, we also need to worry about […]

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A new federal ruling requires California truck drivers to take unpaid rest breaks — but a flurry of lawsuits could change that

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said on Dec. 21 that California trucking companies don’t need to provide paid rest and meal breaks for their truck driver employees. Truck drivers rejected the ruling, saying paid rest and meal breaks help ensure safety. Under federal law, they are legally required to rest for 30 minutes a day during […]

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