"Talking tech is brought to you by wicks dot com. Create and publish a stunning website. All from one powerful platform. Go to wicks dot com to create your very own professional website today. That's w I x dot com in stay tuned, after the show to hear you can take advantage of special offer for talking tech listeners newsflash dog chases robot in Phoenix. Well, not really. But I love the imagery. Don't you Phoenix, which has been a hotbed of testing for self driving cars now has a new player, the United States, postal service? Let me tell you all about it on today's edition, and talking tech. I'm Jefferson Graham now, self-driving in the Phoenix area, go together like well, swimming pools in the desert, there were big open roads to explore in robots apparently can navigate them kinda well, add to that a governor Doug Ducey, who has welcomed firms to the area by cutting red tape in, you've got ghouls Waymo, the Kroger food store and now the postal service testing in the air. Area. Uber was there with self-driving tests until March twenty eighteen when one of its cars crashed into a pedestrian and killed her Uber shutdown operations shortly after that. But back to the postal service which began this week sending letters and packages from Phoenix to Dallas on self driving trucks. The root is one thousand miles, and it can take twenty two hours to drive it the trial at first is set to last two weeks. And from there, the postal service will decide if it wants to go forward for unit that has been traditionally bleeding losses it if they can get robots liberty to work e- could see dramatic savings, narrow Bloomberg reports that the postal service spends four billion dollars yearly on trucking services which have been hindered by shortage of drivers. Now, eliminate the driver and problem solve, but as with most of these tests, the postal service will begin with a safety driver behind the wheel, as well as an engineer at a monitor the system. Guests, they'll all be visiting plenty of truck stops the company that's operating the test for the postal service told Bloomberg to the trucks will be unmarked because it doesn't wanna bring attention to the robots. Let's put it this way. Neighbors have not welcomed the self-driving cars with open arms. Some have been pelted with rocks. Others have taken action into their own hands and tried to run the vehicles off the road. Welcome to the real world robots. What are your thoughts about all this self driving tests of, of the hear from you on Twitter where I'm at Jefferson Graham? You've been listening to talking tech, please describe the show wherever you listen to online audio in all be back tomorrow with another quick it from the world attack. Sometimes having a great idea is the easy, part getting people to hear about your idea, not always so simple. But now there's wicks at wicks dot com. You can start and publish your website for free wicks artifice design intelligence, creates a stunning website for you in just a few minutes. You can. Choose from over five hundred stunning templates, or start from scratch just answer a few questions about your business to get started wicks provides you with an all in one business solution to grow your online presence, plus all sites include Bilton SEO tools, so you can easily get found online and inserts engines like Google and Bing, build a website of your very own with wicks today. And if you go to wigs dot com and use our code talking, you'll get ten percent off any premium plan with wicks premium plans. You'll get more storage a free domain for a year and much more. That's wicks w I x dot com promo code talking for ten percent off your premium plan."