Politico Morning Transportation: Scribner Platooning Report

Politico cited Senior Fellow Marc Scribner on automated vehicle platooning.

The Competitive Enterprise Institute is out with a new report today that looks at how the deployment of automated platooning technology that allows freight trucks to travel closer together is being affected by state laws, which the group says should be updated. “Automated vehicle technology for freight trucks could reduce the cost of transporting consumer and manufacturing goods and lead to safety gains but only if state lawmakers first change driving laws to allow the new technology,” said Marc Scribner, a senior fellow at CEI and author of the report. Scribner provides a rundown of states that have and have not changed relevant traffic laws.

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