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 […]
Platooning HGVs will be on major UK roads by the end of 2018, after the government committed £8.1m to trials of the autonomous vehicles.
The DVSA’s head of enforcement has hinted that the agency’s flagship earned recognition scheme could go live this year, despite the organisation’s chief executive previously appearing to rule this out.