The leader of the UK’s platooning truck trial is to speak at the Microlise Transport Conference, and update the industry on the trial’s progress. The Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) was given the project by Highways England and the DfT last year, and will be represented by its CEO Rob Wallis at the event next month. Wallis said that the project, which it is working on with partners including DAF and DHL, has made an “excellent start”. The trial was announced […]
Food and drink logistics services provider Culina Logistics has revealed plans to fit out its entire fleet of around 400 trucks with forward facing cameras and remote speeding alerts. The operator will also install a trailer tracking system on almost 1,000 trailers. Both measures are subject to a successful trial of the respective systems that will get underway in August.
Big improvements in the way huge amounts of data is analysed could soon lead to detailed risk ratings for specific roads at different times of the day, according to Matthew Hague, executive director – product strategy at Microlise.
Operators of all sizes need to stay ahead of the curve on low-emission freight technology or risk being left behind.