Anyone Watched This - Semi Autonomous Freightliner Cascadia 5.0

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JJlearner's Comment
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I was just watching this youtube video and thought about sharing this. Just curios is it really different than the current trucks?

G-Town's Comment
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The blind spot alarm is like water torture...no way could I tolerate that in bumper to bumper, urban traffic. Like what I frequently drive in.

I only made it to Adaptive Cruise in the video. The Cascadias I’ve driven since model year 2016 have that. It’s not perfect but once it’s understood it works very well.

Anything on lane departure? We have that too. I turn mine off through construction zones...annoying.

Susan D. 's Comment
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I don't have the blindspots alarm, thankfully. The lane departure is annoying enough already, as GTown mentioned, during road construction. As if I haven't said it enough, I really dislike my 2019 Cascadia. I'd gladly go back to my 2016 if I could. It has better storage, it ran better, pulled hills better, the windshield didn't leak nearly as bad as this one, no stupid ladder.. the list of dislikes keeps getting bigger. And bigger. And bigger. Oh did I mention a narrow piece of the body above those horribly placed fuel tank caps randomly snapped in two about a month ago when driving on I-75 in southern Georgia?

Yeah it's a real gem to drive.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PJ's Comment
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I drove a company 19 model. All I will say is with all that stuff on them it made me appreciate my truck even more!!

Rainy 's Comment
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The 2014 Peterbuilt I drove in training had the blindspot alarm if you had the blinkers on. I liked that. i know idiots who never use blinkers, therefore they dont have that beep.

the lane sensors suck especially while teaming...unless your trainee has a problem staying awake while driving!!! then as a trainer you love them! hahha

The On Guard system sucks. Notice the guy never said "When someone cuts you off the On Guard will slam on the brakes and throw your pets through the windshield....or When on snow and ice the brakes will activate when they shouldnt."

I thought the ladder would be cool, but i have heard from top sleepers that if the bottom person sleeps and puts it up, you cant reach to unlatch it and get down.

My international is sorta set up similar. I love having space for the tall fridge and freezer...i hate not having a ca inet i can put the litter box in.

All in all....all they have non street approved prototypes of updated systems we already have.

I didnt notice the Doran tire pressure monitor. i like that too.

Honestly, i would.love a lot less beeping. This truck beeps constantly a d it drives me nuts. Plus they all sound alike so i usually dont know what it is. the book doesnt help. the worst is tge safety/secuirty beep when you open the door

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