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Real-World Value of Truck Platooning Questioned as Support Wanes

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Trucks.com cited Senior Fellow Marc Scribner on automated platooning.

The Competitive Enterprise Institute shows 17 states have approved platooning in some form, according to Marc Scribner, a senior fellow who compiles an annual scorecard. All states could allow platooning within five years, he said.

“The benefit-cost calculation may not pencil out for every firm, but we are encouraged that several of the largest carriers continue to support this technology,” Scribner said. “Future generations of automated platooning promise even greater benefits.”

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