How a former soldier went from self-taught truck driver to helping Alphabet’s Waymo usher in the era of self-driving semis

Torri Donley

Jon Rainwater trains truckers for Waymo’s freight and deliveries service. Waymo Jon Rainwater instructs safety drivers for Waymo Via, the self-driving company’s freight and deliveries unit. He enjoyed a lively career before joining Waymo in 2019 — early on as an Army intelligence analyst, and later transporting hazardous waste and […]