Platoons of autonomous HGVs may never feature in the UK because the road network is not up to the job, according to the RHA. It was responding to a Lords’ report published this week that suggested HGV platooning could be “an early example of CAV [connected and autonomous vehicles] close to deployment”. The report, which analysed the economic opportunities for the technology, quoted Mike Hawes, chief executive officer at the SMMT, who said: “HGVs may be one of the first […]
Some of road transport’s biggest companies could face a hit to their cash flow after the chancellor signalled he was bringing forward corporation tax deadlines forward yesterday.
The RHA and FTA have welcomed a consultation into exempting mechanics that drive goods vehicles to test centres from the scope of the Driver CPC.