TuSimple and Pima Community College partner

June 17, 2019 | FreightWaves.com

Seeking to help drivers take advantage of job opportunities created by automation, self-driving truck startup TuSimple has partnered with Pima Community College (PCC) in Tucson, Arizona, on a first-of-its-kind autonomous vehicle certificate program for truck drivers.

The “Autonomous Vehicle Driver and Operations Specialist” program launches in September 2019 and comprises five courses covering technology deployed in self-driving trucks. It requires a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) prior to enrollment because drivers will build on their trucking knowledge with each course.

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