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 trials, which will be funded by DfT and Highways England and conducted by the Transport Research Laboratory, will see up to three HGVs travelling in convoy connected by wireless technology. All of the vehicles will have a driver ready to take control of the vehicle if needed. The trial will take place in three phases, […]
Overnight work on the M20 in Kent to install a temporary steel barrier that keeps traffic flowing in the event of disruption after Brexit starts this weekend.
The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men.