“Autonomous driving trucks to five years, the Dutch road ‘




TNO think autonomously moving trucks can drive. Over five years in the Netherlands This involves trucks that may follow. Automatically controlled by a human driver lorry

TNO operates according to De Volkskrant with DAF, Transport and Logistics Netherlands and the Port of Rotterdam in the preparation of a trial of driving such “couples” of two trucks. The trial would be the first large-scale commercial test of autonomous vehicles operating in the Netherlands.

Currently legislation prevents the introduction of autonomous vehicles in the Netherlands, Minister Melanie Schultz infrastructure say they have to make self-propelled vehicles. Laboratory of Netherlands ambition Before that there will be looked at by the Ministry are the legislative changes needed to allow the road such vehicles. Now, the Minister must issue a separate waiver for each project.

Self-propelled trucks seem particularly interesting for transport. The robots would be safer driving trucks and ‘couples’ drive the trucks expected economical. A robot has no limitations in how long that one day can drive.


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