LEADING FROM THE FRONT

Travel back in time with me – to the mid-1990s. A new 34-month project called CHAUFFEUR had just been announced, running from January 1996 to October 1998, and the basis of it was to test the notion of truck platooning via an electronic tow bar. When I entered into the ITS “fray” five months before the end of the project, CHAUFFEUR was one of the first projects I learned about. “This will be a game changer,” I was told....

Kevin Borras is editor-in-chief of Thinking Highways and Head of editoral at H3BM. - kevin@h3bm.com