Semi-automated truck convoys get green light for trials on British highways

Published: 25/08/2017
Semi-automated truck convoys get green light for trials on British highways
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

The British government has given the go-ahead for the first trials of convoys of semi-automated trucks on UK highways. Up to three wirelessly connected heavy goods vehicles will travel in convoy, with acceleration, braking and steering controlled by the lead vehicle, a concept named platooning. Each truck will have a driver in the cab ready to retake control at any time. The government is providin

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