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Robo-Tractors Likely to Lead the Way to Autonomous Vehicles

Despite the publicity and investment surrounding driverless cars, it’s autonomous farm vehicles that are developing successfully, reports OneZero. Several different companies are currently testing small farm vehicles that can move slowly through fields on their own. They can perform functions like assessing crop health, planting cover crops, and removing weeds. Because of their small size and remote operating locations, the vehicles pose fewer dangers than autonomous cars. Due to the setting where they’re used and speed at which they travel, small, driverless farm vehicles don’t require as much regulation. Consequently, their development is moving forward comparatively quickly.