Governments must prepare plans to manage the effect of millions of redundancies created by the rise of driverless trucks, experts have warned. Automated trucks could slash the demand for drivers by up to 70% in […]
The government has confirmed that it plans to trial truck platoons on the UK’s strategic road network in the 2016 spring Budget.
Platoons of autonomous HGVs may never feature in the UK because the road network is not up to the job, according to the RHA.
Legal liabilities and lack of collaboration between operators are among the major issues that continue to hold back the mainstream adoption of automated HGV technology and platooning in the UK.