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FHWA Makes BAA Awards for Phase 1 Truck Platooning Early Deployment Assessment

Green Car Congress

Posted by Green Car Congress on Mar 19, 2019

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has made awards under the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for a Phase 1 Truck Platooning Early Deployment Assessment. This project is being conducted to understand how truck platoons will operate in a realistic, operational environment.

Previous research has resulted in the development of truck platooning technology with only limited testing and demonstration in a real-world environment. This project will provide valuable insight into actual truck platooning operations that can be used to inform state and local stakeholders that are making decisions related to truck platooning regulations.

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