Liability and lack of collaboration holding back adoption of automated HGV technology


 

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. This was the view of speakers at the Motor Transport Truck to the Future debate at the Microlise Transport Conference earlier this month. Representatives from MAN, Iveco, Daf and Scania said they had all participated in platooning trials, but remained unsure as to whether it would result in common use […]