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New Research Assesses Potential for Driver-Assistive Truck Platooning

Posted May 29, 2015

Under Logistics & Supply Chain Issues


(American Transportation Research Institute)

The Phase One Final Report of the Driver-Assistive Truck Platooning (DATP) initiative has been released by the research team recently.

The research was funded by a grant from the US Department of Transportation’s Exploratory Advanced Research program utilizes radar, vehicle-to-vehicle communications, and video technologies to decrease over-the-road truck headways, with the objective of improving fuel economy without compromising safety.

ATRI was a core member of the project and was involved in many tasks, including the development and assessment of trucking industry user requirements. Click here to read more.