DHL Supply Chain will insure itself while running autonomous trucks in the Transport Research Laboratory’s (TRL) £8.1m trial of platooning trucks in the UK. TRL will run the trial, which could see platooning HGVs on major UK roads by the end of next year, in conjunction with DHL and DAF Trucks. DHL Supply Chain’s MD of transport Phil Roe said that running the technology previously unseen on UK roads will not affect its insurance premiums because the operator is self-insured. […]
DHL Supply Chain has signed what it describes as a ‘new three-year contract’ to provide aftermarket services to over 200 authorised repairers and retailers for Toyota and Lexus across the country.
TfL has created an ‘allow list’ of vehicles for operators who have applied for its Direct Vision Standard safety permits before 1 March or are in the process of having the Safe System equipment fitted in order to qualify for a permit but have not yet received it.
The Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum is holding an online conference to look at transport decarbonisation in the UK including low-carbon fuels, infrastructure, sector-specific targets and next steps for policy.