Automated Trucking

Self driving technology is already here, and mass adoption is an ethical quandary I've been pondering lately.
Imagine if you were responsible for deciding whether to automate all long haul trucking.
Primary Pro: eliminate human error in truck drivers, potentially reducing traffic accidents dramatically.
Primary Con: put 2 million people in the US alone out of work.
I'd be interested in hearing your thoughts on the matter. Is it more ethical to let the drivers keep their jobs and accept the status quo rate of accidents, or make for safer roads but destroy the livelihoods of millions?


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