Archive for July, 2015

Truck with Highway Pilot: Driver concentrates better

July 15th, 2015 (No Comments)

Mercedes-Benz tested the alertness of the driver in the truck cab in conventional trucks and in a self-propelled vehicle. The drivers who were traveling with the autonomous system Highway pilot turned out to be more attentive.

No truck tolls for semitrailers driving solo – the police headquarters inform

July 13th, 2015 (No Comments)

The Cologne Administrative Court has ruled that semitrailers driving solo are not subject to truck tolls. Police Chief Inspector Christoph Becker explains the background.

New court rulings for road traffic – the police headquarters inform

July 7th, 2015 (No Comments)

Three court rulings are dealing with the duty of care when reversing in a parking lot, with trucks, driving on hard shoulders and behavior during lane changes in the zipper method.

Autonomous truck picks up speed

July 2nd, 2015 (No Comments)

Daimler has succeeded with its subsidiary brand Freightliner to get an MOT approval for an autonomously moving truck. Thus the race around self-steering trucks comes to the next round. But a few futuristic vehicles will not avoid traffic jams.