Call for road improvements to allow driverless freight

28 June 2021

A trade body representing driverless vehicles in Australia has called for infrastructure improvements to enable the technology to deliver freight.

Rita Excell, executive director at Australia New Zealand Driverless Vehicle (ADVI), said a trial that recently took place in the US where a driverless delivery truck travelled more than 1,500km would not be possible in Australia because of a lack of the right infrastructure.

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